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Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens

4990 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL 32696-6683
+1 352-529-0055
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Beautiful calm place to visit

A converted quarry, flowers are beautiful. Very interesting, would be hard to navigate for handicap... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrea P
A Nice Day Trip Oppurtunity

This is the perfect day trip for anyone who wants to spend a few hours outside. We had a nice time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alexanderia C
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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We are a botanical garden set in a 100 year old limerock quarry. We offer guided tours included in admission and offer discounted rates for children, groups and active duty military. We have hundreds of plants species, dozens of gardens and several waterfalls, bridges and simply breathtaking views. As a non-profit we strive to educate our guests and promote sustainability and conservation.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hidden gem” (13 reviews)
“rock quarry” (5 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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4990 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL 32696-6683
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+1 352-529-0055
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"hidden gem"
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"rock quarry"
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"picnic lunch"
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"koi fish"
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"old quarry"
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"small children"
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"peaceful place"
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"their hands"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"spring festival"
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"enjoy the scenery"
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"guided tour"
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"japanese garden"
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"open to the public"
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"love nature"
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"rocking chairs"
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"exotic plants"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A converted quarry, flowers are beautiful. Very interesting, would be hard to navigate for handicap people

Thank Andrea P
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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect day trip for anyone who wants to spend a few hours outside. We had a nice time walking around the garden and taking pictures. There are many photo opportunities along the different trails that are all circling the quarry. The $12.00...More

1  Thank Alexanderia C
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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful garden and water park. lots of different plants and lots of waterfalls. Great way to spend a couple of hours on a nice spring or fall day.

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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

It is out in the middle of the boonies, but a pleasant surprise. It was a quarry; now it’s a little like a mystical paradise: exotic plants, koi ponds, bridges and waterfalls - oh my! It’s really very pretty, albeit mostly man-made. We spent a...More

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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

What a beautiful place! We wanted to go to the festival and it was everything and more then we expected it to be. Need to go back to see the Eagles nest. Think that was the only thing I didn't get a photo of!

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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Not sure what I was expecting but most of this is in a small are that has way to much man made stuff. I thought it would be more of a nature, natural area. To be honest we came when they were having a spring...More

Thank Margaret S
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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

With your admission, you are welcome to explore the woods and pastures as well. Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

A off the beaten path paradise hidden deep in a magical forrest. What's next is amazing. Descending down into a heavenly abyss where you can absorb a tranquility beyond words. You will melt into it's dreaminess.

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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

We had a really lovely time at this festival. I didn't know this place even existed in Williston. Upon entering you go up a single bumpy "goat" path as my husband called it. It made us feel like we were in the mountains. Finally, we...More

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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

This is well worth the $15 it cost to get in. The flowers are amazing and the walk ways take you around the water. There are picnic tables throughout the area and places to sit and enjoy the view. Even the men liked it. We...More

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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you for your kind review! Just to follow up, our admission price is $12.00. ;}

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This place was absolutely incredible! The weather was perfect today. The sights to see are super beautiful. This is a must go, must see place. I'll definitely be coming back!!! Also, don't forget to check out eagles point on the way out, it's a breath...More

Thank Elizabeth Z
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Lori W, Manager at Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit! We offer memberships if you think you will be back frequently.

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batsrus
April 27, 2018|
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February 27, 2017|
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Response from Lori W | Property representative |
The road into the Garden's is not paved. It's an old and bumpy mining road, but it's well worth the trip! The exit road is dirt and a bit smoother!
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Rickie D
February 11, 2017|
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Yes we allow dogs. Please let me know you are coming in so I can put my dog up.
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