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Mission Statement

Our mission is to preserve and enhance Lakewold Gardens as a historic estate garden of world class distinction, offering each visitor an inspirational experience through growth and learning in a profoundly unique setting.

Vision Statement:

To serve as a premiere Northwest garden experience.

Core Values:

Education and Environmental Awareness

In serving as a resource for the educational and environmental interests of the community, Lakewold will ensure visitors, volunteers, and staff a culture of learning within an ecologically sound environment.


As a historically recognized garden estate, Lakewold will preserve the legacy features to include the work of Corydon and Eulalie Wagner, Thomas Church, and the H.F. Alexander Family.

Community Commitment

As a community partner, Lakewold will cultivate and strengthen relationships for the greater good and enhancement of Puget Sound region.

Fiscal Stewardship

As a nonprofit organization, Lakewold will provide good stewardship decision making and financial matters.


Located in Lakewood, WA, Lakewold is a 10-acre non-profit public garden and National Historic Site. Lakewold offers landscape architecture by Thomas Church, unique Garden Rooms, a large collection of rare and native plants, State Champion trees, over 900 rhododendrons, and 30 Japanese maples.

Lakewold's Georgian style mansion and historic architecture complete the gardens, where visitors can step back in time to an elegant past or enjoy a relaxing moment to contemplate the future.

An inspirational experience where generations of family can discover common ground through the beauty of the garden.

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Average Review 2 reviews

Would you recommend Lakewold Gardens?

by susan r. (2012-04-25 06:47:17.0)
I joined Lakewold Gardens as a volunteer to get hands on experience working in the gardens as a horticulture student. Now, I am an employee working with volunteers that care about the preservation of this historical landmark.