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Ravine State Gardens

1600 Twigg St, Palatka, FL 32712
386-329-3721
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Palatka
Type: Gardens, Trails, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Trails, Outdoors

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Palatka, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is a really nice place it has trails for you to walk and bridge to go over. Just really nice to go for a walk and enjoy all the beautiful flowers.

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Palatka, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Ravine Gardens State Park is our hidden jewel of Florida. . It is a rare sinkhole that has a 1.8 mile paved driving and walking path around it. It also has many walking paths off the roads and a hanging suspension bridge. Many joggers, walkers, bicyclists, and carloads of people enjoy the beautiful trees, flowers. and wildlife, and there... More 

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Jax, FL
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233 reviews 233 reviews
105 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I visited this Garden and state park area on a Sunday afternoon, in September. While the azaleas were past blooming, there were lovely, maintained gardens, and lots of trails, and paths to hike, or just spend time enjoying. The various trails have benches and picnic table along the way, making a rest, or lunch ( or water... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Good trails and ample parking. This is larger then it looks from the entrance. Be prepared to do a little hiking but it is well worth it.

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Gainesville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Plenty of parking, long shady trails to walk around, dogs allowed. Only $ 5.00 entry fee per car last time we went

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Although I live here, I never tire of the Ravine Gardens. This is the first place I want visitors to see. It's especially beautiful in late Feb & early March. With a play ground for kids, BBQ & Picnic areas even one designed for the handicapped, suspension bridges, multiple hiking trails, it has something for everyone. If you don't have... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I have been there on 2 occasions early spring and late spring. The first time the azaleas were in full bloom and the place was gorgeous the second time much later spring-very few flowers blooming. I am handicapped so unable to walk the trails and rode around the park-There is a large sinkhole which because of overgrowth was hard to... More 

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We drove from St. Augustine to Palatka to check out Florida's oldest diner, "Angels Diner." We felt like exploring and there isn't a lot to do in Palatka, unless you have a boat or a special event is taking place, so we drove to Ravines State Park, which is located next to The Ravines golf course. I'd recommend stopping in... More 

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Palatka, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Like other state parks where you can run around and have family time. There is nothing bad about the place. Basically you are walking in a park that has a hole in the ground.

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Palatka, Florida, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

there are a few parks sprinkled on this path so you can stop and let your kids play, there's even enough room to park and play if you're driving.

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