About the Japanese Garden

Located within the Washington Park Arboretum, this is a 3 1/2 acre formal garden designed and constructed under the supervision of world-renowned Japanese garden designer Juki Iida in 1960. Visit the Japanese Garden website for a complete list of hours, admissions, and more.

Construction Impact!

Washington Park Arboretum Loop Trail

This project provides a multi-use/loop trail from the intersection of East Madison through the Arboretum to the intersection of Foster Island Road and Lake Washington Boulevard. The addition of the 1.2 miles of paved multi-use trail creates a "loop" with the existing Arboretum Drive providing an accessible path for all visitors. The path will offer recreation opportunities and access to new parts of the Arboretum collection for all

Special Event Spaces

This park has a special event space that you can rent for your next gathering! Learn more on our rentals page.