Residents say, "If you love gardens, flowers and plants, do not miss the Manito Park and the botanical garden" and also They say, Spirit is all their own. "Manito" is actually the term "Spirit of Nature" in the Algonquian Indian language, so it is not surprising that this wonderful recreational park and gardens provide a great place to visit Washington's charming Spokane.
Five Perfect Gardens, a Winter Garden, Sparkling Duck Pond and many more Manito Parks in the Spokane Garden. In addition to Duncan Garden, which is planted in European Renaissance style, the foundation includes the fragrant scented Lila Garden, the flower that calls Spokane the "Purple City"; A perennial garden; Classical Japanese-style garden; Rose Hill, an old-fashioned rose garden with bushes featuring over 150 varieties and an All American Rose Selection test garden.
The three acre, symmetrically formal Duncan Garden is considered the central part of the park. Duncan Garden was built on a large granite pit added in 1913 and a pavilion built and dedicated in 2004 to honor the centuries-old park (1904-2004) of the park. Duncan Garden's fountain and pavilion are located beside farmed tranquility and charming walking paths.
The Gaiser Conservatory is full of beautiful tropical plants and floral designs, as well as cacti and seasonal flowers throughout the year. Some park visitors sit and feed the ducks. The Duck Pond is located at the northern end of the park, with ducks, swans and geese. Another popular park activity is bird watching.
Spokane enjoys the claim that a city that likes parks and its residents are often visited by them to be part of the near-natural lifestyle that parks give. Manito is one of the few botanical gardens that offer varied flower exhibitions in the country. It is one of the most visited parks in Inland Northwest, not only for beautiful gardens, but also for hiking and cycling. The park is soothing, calm and endlessly separate.
Originally in Montrose Park, Manito Park was officially led to Spokane City in spring 1904. To reveal the gift to a number of specific conditions, Most importantly, the park is "used forever as a public park".
Most of the park not planted in the garden is wild, cycling and hiking. Whichever season, the recreational area provides the breathtaking space of the hectic world. In winter, the rugged hills of Manito are popular destinations for sledging.
Manito Park and Botanical Garden attract more than 150,000 visitors a year, about 90 hectares of carefully groomed lawns, picturesque gardens, beehives, Greenhouse Winter Garden and Walking Tours and those who come across more than not discovering their lives Enrich the beauty of the park and the natural attractions.
Manito Park is open all year round and there is no entrance fee for gardens or conservatory. Route: From I-90 Interstate, take the Stevens Avenue south to the Grand Boulevard and then see the entrance signs for the better Manito Park.