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Fruit & Spice Park, Homestead

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Park
The Fruit & Spice Park, formally known as the Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park, is a 37-acre park located in the heart of Redland, Florida and is the only botanical garden of its kind in the United States. This park is operated by Miami-Dade County Parks and Open Spaces Department. The park in itself attracts more than 50,000 visitors a year because of its unique agricultural environment. The garden features more than 500 different types of international exotic fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Visitors are allowed to sample fallen fruits, enjoy lunch at the Mango Cafe, or schedule a tour of the park.

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  • I love fruit, so I'm biased ... but I really enjoyed this park. My husband and I stopped here as we transitioned from Everglades National Park to Biscayne National Park. The tram tour provided a...  more »
  • First note: due to COVID, the tram tours have been suspended. They have not been able to get their website updated to reflect that. The entry fee is $10. The young lady at the gate booth was so sweet....  more »
  • Loved walking & exploring the vast grounds. 100+ year old fruit trees, samples of exotic fruits in the gift shop. Awesome experience to take a stroll & be welcome to any falling fruit as you go. There was even a big area where park staff had hung up bunches of mini bananas for patrons. Great experience
  • My husband and I had a great tour. We got to taste a lot of exotic fruit. The park is well maintained and the staff are super friendly and knowledgeable. A fun afternoon of learning about trees, plants, seeds. Would visit here often if I lived in Florida.

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