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Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens

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Address: 950 Old Sugar Mill Rd, Port Orange, FL 32119
Phone Number: 386-767-1735
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Description: Gardens where you can watch butterflies and learn more about flora and...
Gardens where you can watch butterflies and learn more about flora and fauna native to Florida. Trails leading past a reconstructed sugar mill and statues of dinosaurs.
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a real gem

I love this place! It is an original sugar mill that has good signage of what it was used for several hundred years ago. It is now surrounded by beautiful natural Florida gardens... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Port Orange, Florida
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Port Orange, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I love this place! It is an original sugar mill that has good signage of what it was used for several hundred years ago. It is now surrounded by beautiful natural Florida gardens that are tended by volunteers. Our local garden club had a private tour here and we learned so much about what plants thrive in this part of... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

very nice place to walk thru see some Florida history and enjoy the plants flowers and animals good place to take some great pictures

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Port Orange, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This park is free to visit and interesting. However is a dog owner I am very disappointed that pets are not allowed. I don't go anywhere I can't bring my dog. And using a lame excuse about the plants being poisonous doesn't really work.

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orlando
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My family (myself, DH, DS age 11 and DD age 15) took a trip out to visit the Sugar Mill ruins this past Sunday. While we were there we took quite a few photos while walking around. Given the history of the place (burnt to the ground twice, the Seminole Indian Wars, serving as Civil War camp headquarters, Bongoland amusement... More 

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Erwin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The sugar mill ruins were interesting part of history. I enjoyed the walking through the beautiful gardens. I understand why people have weddings here. Great place for some photo ops. My daughter had fun looking for the life size dinosaurs. I saw and used my first human sundial, very interesting and surprisingly right on time. The volunteers were friendly. The... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a good place to go and kill a few hours. My kids enjoyed the trails and looking at all the neat stuff they have along the way.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Wonderful gardens with lots of little and some not so little surprises, i.e. dinosaurs! The mill ruins, although small are very informative and the planting is very natural. The human sundial works too :) A wonderful little haven tucked queitly away on SugarMill Road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We always pass by this Gardens on the back road to eat at Booth's Bowery and I would beg my husband to stop there, but this was the first time we have visited...This time we came with our two girls (8 and 6). It was a very hot, humid day in the upper 80s around noon. Not the best time... More 

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Hyde Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Real unspoilt Florida attraction. A great place to spend a few hours. Tranquil gardens and great spring a must see if you're in this area.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Visited this afternoon. I was pleasantly surprised to find there was no admission fee; just a donation box. I enjoyed the scenery and light exercise I got from walking around. The sugar mill ruins are interesting. The Confederate Oak was beautiful, as was all the other vegetation and flowers. I think kids would find the dinosaur statues neat, and also... More 

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Address: Address: 950 Old Sugar Mill Rd, Port Orange, FL 32119
Phone Number: 386-767-1735
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Port Orange

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