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Eden Gardens State Park

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Address: 181 Eden Gardens Road, Point Washington, FL 32454
Phone Number: 850-231-4214
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Description: Formerly the estate of the William Henry Wesley family, this lovely park...
Formerly the estate of the William Henry Wesley family, this lovely park features the Wesley mansion, manicured lawns and moss-draped gardens.
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Beautiful grounds!

Eden Gardens State Park is a spectacular place to walk trails and sit by the lake with a picnic. There is a plantation-style mansion on the grounds, which you can pay 5.00 to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Eden Gardens State Park is a spectacular place to walk trails and sit by the lake with a picnic. There is a plantation-style mansion on the grounds, which you can pay 5.00 to tour (with a guide). The house was interesting, but not a highlight of the park. The tour guide was great, and so knowledgeable about the area. We... More 

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful hidden paradise! Take your camera and family and capture some amazing photos. Be mindful that with all the natural beauty it does attract a lot of wedding events. Pavillion for meals...bring bug spray in summer! Handicap accessible on grounds only, not in house tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Although off the beaten path - this is a really nice side trip to take in. The old house with the Louis XVI furniture is worth the small fee and the grounds are quite nice!

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North Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A great excursion if you get a little sunburned or need a beach break! haha Honestly, this state park is such a gem! Beautiful grounds and super nice picnic areas with facilities. Lots of little FL bugs to welcome you- but nothing too bad. Highly recommend a visit here- there's a lot of interesting history and touring the old home... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Finding the park was sort of tricky- just be sure to put the entire address into whatever map device you use or it could put you in a different part of the park! After arriving the gardens are fantastic. The trees are ancient and the house is beautiful. The tour of the house isn't necessary, I would recommend it if... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It is apparent the state has put many dollars into Eden Park which will enhance your experience there, such as picnic tables, walk ways, reworked the large reflection pond with a fountain. Peaceful place to visit and awesome place for photography!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A beautiful park nestled on the bay side. It is gorgeous, very peaceful, and great views. Nice walking trails. Plenty of picnic tables. An amazing plantation home for a very scenic view. Nice bathrooms, water fountains, and good shaded parking. If you are in the area skip the beach for a quiet walk in the woods.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Magnificent live oaks in a gorgeous setting. House was not open Wednesday but we sat on the porch in comfortable rockers and enjoyed the view

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My adult daughter and I took time out from shopping and beach visits to stroll the grounds of this lovely park. We came across numerous outdoor statues each more charming than the last. We had our poodle on leash so couldn't tour the house, but did enjoy the well defined walkways.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Very nice tour to take if you like touring older restored period homes. Knowledgeable tour guide made the tour interesting. There is a small fee for park entrance and a small fee for the tour. Well worth it for a bit of history and walk around the grounds.

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