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Sholom Park, Ocala

#1 of 10 in Parks in Ocala
Garden · Hidden Gem · Jogging Path
Sholom Park is a non-profit privately owned, 44-acre botanical garden in Ocala, Florida. Opened in 2004, the park features over 2 miles of paved trails and more than 250 species of plants and trees.
The park features include a formal garden walk, rose garden, prairie area, olive trees, azaleas, labyrinth and a pond with koi. It is handicap-accessible.

Sholom Park is named after Sholom, the grandfather of local developer Sidney Colen, who founded the Park as a gift to all people seeking Peace. Sholom/Shalom also means peace in Hebrew.

Areas can be rented for weddings and events.

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  • A nice place to wander and reflect and relax. The facilities are nice, the paths winding and surrounded by foliage and flowers and plaques to read to give an introspective purpose to yourself.  more »
  • Wonderful place and so peaceful. This is a must stop if you are anywhere close by. Great walking paths, lots of places to sit and enjoy nature as well.  more »
  • Great quiete sanctuary of flowers and nature . Love to go here and meditate or just sit on a bench and absorb the vibe. It's calming and has different paved pathways and lots of different landscapes throughout the different areas. Great photo ops here or great place to read a book. Whatever your likes are, this is a great place to come and relax in the outdoors. The open areas are always well kept, great for a picnic. Love this place
  • My husband and I go for lunch a at Sholom park a lot. We love the peaceful quiet feeling we always get. The people who go there are so nice. We walk around a lot . I had complete knee replacement and Ken has had back surgery twice. He has asbestosis in his lungs. I have back. Problems also. We have lung and heart issues. We look so forward to going to Sholom park every day. What a beautiful place to go. It is so clean and an amazing place to walk through.what a sanctuary. God be with everyone who takes care of Sholom and goes there. We love talking with you all.

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