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Wonderful Place!

What a quiet, peaceful place to see. We enjoyed the tour of the home the best. The gardens around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diana B
Texas, United States
Beautiful Historical Excursion

We were pleasantly surprised by the beauty of Eden Gardens State Park. Took some great photos of... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Sarah C
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Formerly the estate of the William Henry Wesley family, this lovely park features the Wesley mansion, manicured lawns and moss-draped gardens.
181 Eden Gardens Rd, Point Washington, FL 32459-5973
+1 850-231-4214
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a quiet, peaceful place to see. We enjoyed the tour of the home the best. The gardens around the house were beautiful with oak trees that were 500-600 years old and a beautiful bayou. A definite must see if you are ever in the...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the beauty of Eden Gardens State Park. Took some great photos of the Bayou, and enjoyed a walk on the trails through the garden. The tour of the house was very interesting, so neat to learn about the pine wood...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed June 29, 2018

My family and I were here for a wedding. This is a beautiful location that is so well maintained. There is a lot of nature to see and great picture opportunities. If you are looking for a different view of Florida and some time away...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is an absolutely beautiful state park - $4 is so worth the fee and it is just gorgeous - on the north side of 98 off hwy395 a great place to go if you are looking for something different - make sure you sit...More

Thank Jana T
Reviewed May 15, 2018

had a great tour guide to take us through the house. the house is beautiful but is nearly outshined by the property around it. Trees, trails, a bay to enjoy the breeze. it's a relaxing and fun place to visit. Not crowded, not expensive and...More

Thank slas86
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

This place is beautiful. The house, plants or trails. It doesn't matter. Only costs 4 bucks to get in. Plan to sit in the rocking chairs on the porch to take it all in. All the world's problems will seem to fade away. Trails are...More

Thank an4252017
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Many miss this little gem, but if you get the chance, you need to check it out. On the Lagoon/Bay and nice place to have a picnic lunch near the water.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

While sitting in a local restaurant we saw a mural on the wall of a beautiful house and asked everyone there if they knew what or where it was. Finally a lady said "Oh, that's Eden Gardens. It's right up the road two traffic lights...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Eden Gardens State Park thinking that walking through the gardens and down the nature trail would be a good way to spend a few hours. Instead we spent most of the day there. The Camellia Festival was going on,...More

1  Thank Ruth B
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Our trip started with a tour of the Wesley House. It was very interesting to hear how the family lived. The grounds are very picturesque to walk through and also hear the history behind some of the huge tree's. You can bring a picnic lunch...More

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Debbie P
June 12, 2018|
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Response from an4252017 | Reviewed this property |
Debbie, your best bet would be to contact the South Walton County Visitors Center.
April 30, 2015|
Response from Theresa H |
Yes, it costs $4 per person for the home tour. There is also an entrance fee for the park which is $4 per car and pay by honor system. The grounds are open all year but on Tuesdays and Wednesdays the house is closed.
Patricia E
January 28, 2015|
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Response from Rmangun | Reviewed this property |
In general, Early March will have the magnolia and other flowers in bloom through April. However, March also brings visits from college students on their spring breaks (many southeastern colleges party in the panhandle... More