We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lake Wilderness Arboretum

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Our favorite place to explore nearby

We do live within 1 mile of Lake Wilderness and we walk 99% of the time out our back door to set... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
shellvanderwal
,
Maple Valley, Washington
via mobile
Breathe, it's just Beautiful

Beautiful area to walk and explore. Love to visit when all the Azaleas and Rhododendrons are in... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Gayle L
,
Maple Valley, Washington
Read all 43 reviews
27
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tall trees”(2 reviews)
“lake wilderness”(10 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Feb
Mar
12°
Apr
Contact
22520 224th Ave SE, Maple Valley, WA
Website
+1 425-413-2572
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (43)
Filter reviews
43 results
Traveller rating
25
14
2
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
25
14
2
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews maintained trails tall trees lake wilderness volunteers plants leash azaleas nursery canoe playground park benches
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We do live within 1 mile of Lake Wilderness and we walk 99% of the time out our back door to set foot on the cedar river trail that goes partially around the lake. We walk through the arboretum every time we go to the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shellvanderwal
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Beautiful area to walk and explore. Love to visit when all the Azaleas and Rhododendrons are in bloom. A real bonus is to attend the plant sale in April/May.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gayle L
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A tranquil walk through a wonderland of trees surrounding a huge lake. A place to breathe deeply, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and appreciate the sheer beauty. Be sure to take photos and record this rare treat.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ronda h
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Nice shaded areas and smooth trails. I'd recommend a light jacket on some days. It can get cold for some unknown reason. Mainly the breeze off of the lake and the tree cover

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Craigary C
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to start your walk around lake wilderness..beautiful and fascinating plants, trees, and rodies..love the smells!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bhaworth2016
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Lake Wilderness trail will take you from Black Diamond to Renton along Hwy 169. There are many small trails within the arboretum along with the lake, picnic area, playground, etc. The arboretum nursery usually has two plant sales a year which can draw a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 263CarlaP263
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Easy trail to stroll if you are in the neighborhood. There is a lodge if you require to sleep over. Perfect time can be spring.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IamFaisal
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Yes, they have a Lodge and we had such great turnout, more arrived than the rsvps and they accommodated our group. It’s the perfect setting for our business kick off rally for 2018. The presenters just kept going and more chairs were added, we were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bcooking
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

A lake with a rental hut that offers; paddle boards, peddle boats, canoes and use of life jackets. They also have lifeguards on duty during the summer months. A large grassy area, walking and biking trails, picnic pavilions for reservations, playground, stream, large parking lot,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank shellvanderwal
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Plenty of interesting native plants on view year round, adjacent to the lake and lots of well maintained trails,scenic and relaxing

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lfcynwaklopp
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Days Inn by Wyndham Auburn
339 reviews
8.71 miles away
Rodeway Inn
45 reviews
8.87 miles away
Comfort Inn
95 reviews
8.89 miles away
Clarion Inn
28 reviews
8.97 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 67 nearby restaurants
Europa Restaurant
60 reviews
.73 miles away
Ristrettos Coffee & Wine
43 reviews
.79 miles away
Pla-Mor Bar and Grill
18 reviews
.72 miles away
Shorty's Grille
11 reviews
.72 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
Black Diamond Museum
5 reviews
3.31 miles away
Tahoma National Cemetery
76 reviews
3.59 miles away
DaVine...serving liquid memories
8 reviews
2.66 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lake Wilderness Arboretum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines