The West of the Lake was designed and named for its unique location by Ruth West in 1934, with numerous additions through 1950. The six and one-half acres consists of ten individual and distinct gardens. Visit the link to view a virtual tour of the gardens at West of the Lake.
West of the Lake Gardens
915 Memorial Drive
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Phone: (920) 684-6110 or (920) 684-8506
Dawn Schroeder Office Manager & Assistant Ext. 101
Don Cisler Head Gardener & Horticulturalist Ext. 106
Open Memorial Day Weekend to Mid October. 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. seven days a week weather permitting.
Bus tours must register in advance of visiting the gardens.
Admission and parking are free!
NO WEDDINGS OR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY ARE ALLOWED.