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Gizella Kopsick Arboretum

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Address: 901 North Shore Drive, NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Tranquil walk through a beautiful garden.

We did not expect to see this on our trip, but we were very pleasantly surprised! The palms are breathtaking. Some are so big that it is staggering. All kinds of palms from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We did not expect to see this on our trip, but we were very pleasantly surprised! The palms are breathtaking. Some are so big that it is staggering. All kinds of palms from every continent (obviously not Antarctica though) in one place! Well worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This free, local park has a superb collection of palms large and small from around the world. It has the most varied assortment I have ever enjoyed in one place. We purchased an Italian Ice in front of the Vinoy Hotel, wandered by the sailboats, admired the water views, people watched, wandered through the palm arboretum. We then walked along... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is a palm arboretum just west ofthe water on the northside of st Petersburg. Plants are well labeled and mature. Brick paths. See the plants; look at the bay; and see the skyline.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

And it is right under everyone's noses. Want to learn about palm trees? Want an mid-city oasis? Then talk a walk in this sweet little park off of North Shore. If there is a breeze who will be entertained by the music of the swaying palm trees.

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I love this small, charming park so much that I was married here. You'll find more than 500 palms of 150 varieties growing in a small, well manicured park featuring a winding, paved walkway and views of the gulf. The trees are labeled and you will be amazed at the beauty and variety. This park is a part of nearly... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is essentially a figure eight of sidewalks through a large variety of palm trees representing species from across the tropics. Not a destination, but if you love palms this is nice to stroll through if you're at the park anyway.

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Lithia Springs, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This tiny park contains an large variety of palm trees. A little park on the shore, it's a nice place to pass a couple of hours (if you Really like trees). Signs ID most of the species with brief details such as habitat, origin, fruits. We spent 3 hours, but a casual visitor would probably have their fill in about... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We are members of the International Palm Society and love Gizella Kopsick! It's a small but impressive collection that is now going to double in size. Tampa physician Dr. Young spent a lifetime traveling and collecting palm trees from around the world. Since his passing his children sold the collection to St. Pete. The expansion is underway so keep checking... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A very nice small park with many varieties of palm trees. Newly paved and some areas are being refurbished. Great place to walk and relax and enjoy some peace and tranquility.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Great small park; FREE and lots of free parking. When driving NORTH on North Shore Drive, park in the large lot after the Vinoy Resort and after the North Shore swimming pool. This lot is right BEFORE the park. Lots of shade the day we were there. We also wandered around the bayfront promenade while we were parked there.

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Address: Address: 901 North Shore Drive, NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg

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