The Ted Ensley Gardens are located on the west side of beautiful Lake Shawnee. Located at the intersection of SE 37th Street and West Edge Rd., (3650 SE West Edge Rd.) these "World Class" gardens span 9 ½ acres. In addition to the fantastic panoramic views of Lake Shawnee the gardens also include a meditation garden, rock gardens, water gardens, rose gardens, water falls, fountains, gazebo, and a pergola. The pergola and gazebo are available to rent for weddings and special occasions.
The entrance to Ted Ensley Gardens is our trail head shelter and restroom located just north of 37th street and West Edge road. From there you walk through a beautiful 60 ft. covered bridge over a rocky stream. Then you stroll on the sidewalk though a meditation garden, rock gardens, many annual and perennial beds, rose gardens and water gardens.