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Gizella Kopsick Arboretum

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901 N Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2052
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“palm trees” (31 reviews)
“walk thru” (2 reviews)
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901 N Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2052
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"palm trees"
in 31 reviews
"walk thru"
in 2 reviews
"downtown waterfront"
in 2 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 2 reviews
"vinoy hotel"
in 2 reviews
"st pete"
in 2 reviews
"species"
in 8 reviews
"stroll"
in 10 reviews
"benches"
in 9 reviews
"plants"
in 7 reviews
"parks"
in 7 reviews
"cycads"
in 2 reviews
"petersburg"
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"hundreds"
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"signage"
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"florida"
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"identifying"
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I never knew there were so many varieties - we all picked our favorites. Lovely. Free. At the edge of a great beach-park. Go!

Thank jarpsyd
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Over 500 species of palms and cycads in 2 acres. It is small, but you can spend a good hour there if you are into palms and cycads. Beautifully planned an well maintained. Free!!!

Thank jerrybear1973
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

It's so unusual, to see an arboretum, just for one flora specimen - palms! In fact, there are so many of them, and they are so different in their looks. Perfect place to learn about them. The Arboretum is located in the northern part of...More

Thank irina g
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Lots of various palms. They are working on updating signage and updating surrounding landscaping. Nice place for a stroll or just to relax on a bench & take in the beauty.

Thank Ruth Y
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

A great place to walk and learn about the palm trees in our area. Located on the downtown waterfront of St. Petersburg. From there, you can visit more of the parks and famous Vinoy Hotel.

Thank cynserra
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

The botanist at Sunken Gardens suggested a visit to this small arboretum to see the "new home" of plants removed from a private residence of an avid plant collector, now deceased. These plants ae NOT marked as such as they are rare, and in other...More

Thank BarbaraWLutzFlorida
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Take your time and take your camera. Lots to see and learn. Signage is helpful. Be sure to go in the morning when it's cool.

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

This is not an arboretum that is enclosed behind fences as you might expect. It follows the downtown shore line and is part a a chain of city parks. This arboretum focuses entirely on many different kinds of palm trees. I never knew that there...More

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautifully maintained small park. Paved walkways meander through the park. Palms are all identified as to species, etc. It's well worth the visit with plenty of parking and right on the waterfront.

Thank robert r
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

A little oasis in the midst of the parks along the waterfront in St Pete. A great variety of palm trees; a nice easy walkway; some benches; and everything is well marked if you wanted to know the name of the tree you are enjoying....More

Thank smilingtrips
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