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Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary

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Address: 1940 Glenwood Pkwy, and Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55422-3866
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Tranquil beauty

Beautiful, peaceful spot to walk and quiet your mind in the heart of the city. I love to get a coffee and come here to walk or sit and journal.

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Beautiful, peaceful spot to walk and quiet your mind in the heart of the city. I love to get a coffee and come here to walk or sit and journal.

Thank J_Girl_SP
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

A lovely place to contemplate life. Fresh. Open. Abundant wildflowers. Seasonal attraction. Easy to find and great to experience. Not only is the natural world great but so are the man made structures.

Thank Ann S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary is a great place for those interested in nature. It features several different types of gardens including a wooded area, swampy area, and a full-sun area full of sunflowers. It's great to check out the park in the spring when the lady slippers are blooming, or in the fall when the sunflowers... More 

Thank summerleisure
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Many lovely paths to walk through nature. In the spring there are many lovely wild flowers as are there throughout the summer and fall. Fun to see at different times of the year.

Thank wanttobetraveler
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great place to spend serene time, enjoying native plants and relaxing scenery! I love that there is so much info offered here along with guided tours

Thank scott e
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Beautiful garden right in Minneapolis. Has about a mile of trails. Changes with the seasons. Quiet amidst the city bustle

Thank F6717PGkarens
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Peaceful, wild, beautiful - a way to get away from the city but to stay in the city. Good especially in the spring when the wild flowers burst into bloom.

Thank MNKate2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This was a beautiful park--well-kept, easy to traverse, quiet, clean, large enough to get a good hour's worth of walking in, small enough not to get lost. There's also an education cabin on site, which is worth the visit. Most of the path is wood chips, and a small part is a boardwalk. The lady slippers were in bloom, and... More 

Thank Kate S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

It was a lovely Sunday, perfect for strolling through the garden. We didn't see much color, but it was peaceful and pleasant. A map and in hand would have been helpful so you know which paths to follow. Print one at home. And know your plants, I.e., what blooms when. Plan ahead and read their website as it might give... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a private garden s that is somewhat quaint,it restful, quiet lovely to lay your eyes on. Wide variety of plant scapes.

Thank M G

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