The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary, is a 15-acre historic native plant garden and wild bird sanctuary.
Founded in 1907 as a preserve for native plants, the Wildflower Garden now encompasses 15 acres of forest, wetland and upland oak savanna. The oldest public wildflower garden in the country; it is home to more than 500 plant species and provides habitat for more than 140 resident and migratory bird species. The great diversity of Minnesota flora and fauna represented here provides endless opportunities to study and enjoy the beauty of our natural heritage all season long.
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For a more intimate escape, head to Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary. Get lost in the foliage of the oldest wildflower garden in the United States and you'll forget that I-394 sits only blocks away. 🌸🌳Click the link in our bio for more parks to visit. 📷 by @caitabrams