Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Founded by the Elkhart Rotary Club in 2005, Wellfield Botanic Gardens vision is to create an unparalleled opportunity to educate visitors about the importance of fresh water, native habitat, conservation and the sustainability of our environment. Wellfield’s beautiful 36 acres include 18 acres of water, located just north of downtown Elkhart and the St. Joseph River on North Main Street. Open throughout the year, Wellfield produces special events, collaborates with other community organizations, hosts school field trips and offers facility rentals to the public. The Mission of Wellfield Botanic Gardens is to promote the inseparable relationship between water, plants and animals; inspire creativity and education while celebrating nature; foster stewardship for the natural world; and bring people together to build community.