We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (29)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
901 N Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2052
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around St. Petersburg
from $74.79
More Info
from $107.00
More Info
from $80.00
More Info
from $149.00
More Info
Reviews (81)
Filter reviews
78 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews palm trees downtown waterfront great place to walk vinoy hotel species benches parks plants hundreds bay cycads signage petersburg florida st collection beauty
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 78 reviews
Reviewed January 9, 2019

This little arboretum is delightful. We wandered on and off the brick pathways to see the palms from so many countries. It was fascinating to see how many different varieties there are. If you love trees, you will love this park. We want to come...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rochelleforster
Reviewed January 9, 2019

One of my favorite parks in all of St Petersburg. Beautiful specimen plants and trees, clean trails, well-kept grounds. Love this place!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thebeachmarkets
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This cheerful and beautiful little park has just about every size and type of palm you could imagine. It's well maintained and well worth the stop if you are downtown.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WeLoveStPete
Reviewed August 27, 2018

By far one of my favorite parks within a park! Amazing assortment of specimen palms, lovely brick pathways, and the Bay is adjacent. Plenty of parking, too.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank L G
Reviewed August 17, 2018

If you like palm trees, don't miss this place. Hundreds of different palm tree species and still expanding.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank b0b202
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Great place to go to learn about Florida horticulture. Easily accessible signage. Short tour, self-directed tour, but well worth it. I often go there to take camera shots for practice.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael B
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!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jarpsyd
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!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jerrybear1973
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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank irina g
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 752ruthy
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 43 nearby hotels
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
2,071 reviews
.44 miles away
Terrace Park Suites
47 reviews
.44 miles away
The Birchwood
186 reviews
.63 miles away
Hotel Indigo St Petersburg Downtown North
584 reviews
.88 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,027 nearby restaurants
Paciugo Gelato & Caffe
747 reviews
.65 miles away
Parkshore Grill
1,337 reviews
.68 miles away
Annata Wine Bar
306 reviews
.64 miles away
134 reviews
.75 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 382 nearby attractions
Vinoy Park
375 reviews
.22 miles away
Chihuly Collection
2,047 reviews
.56 miles away
North Straub Park
103 reviews
.56 miles away
Museum of Fine Arts
851 reviews
.70 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gizella Kopsick Arboretum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines