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We had a wedding there 10/29/18 at 4:30 pm. The wedding took place under the big old tree and the... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Debbie P
Texarkana, Texas
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Wonderful way to get into nature and out of the tourist traps!

This beautiful, well-tended home and grounds affords a lovely half-day of meandering through... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
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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 November 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a wedding there 10/29/18 at 4:30 pm. The wedding took place under the big old tree and the pictures backdrop was spectacular. We had a few mosquitoes at first, but I think they had sprayed and that helped. The reception was outside on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Debbie P
Reviewed October 25, 2018

This beautiful, well-tended home and grounds affords a lovely half-day of meandering through gardens and an historic home. Very easy to find if you are in the Destin area. Beautiful live oaks, butterfly garden, and nature trail.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fairmindedCincinnati
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a lovely spot to cool off and take a walk. There's a small fishing pier on the bay water for fishing or paddling. Picnic tables and grills dot the property as well as pavilions for larger gatherings. The Plantation home is gorgeous and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JulieGossett
Reviewed July 22, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Diana B
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dsullivan615
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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April 30, 2015|
Response from thammock |
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
Patricia E
January 28, 2015|
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Response from queenkirby | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I have never been during March or April but honestly I would think anytime between 10am & 3pm. You can look online under Edens Gardens State Park in FL & I am sure you will find all kinds of information. That is... More