Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, Palm Coast

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Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is a Florida State Park located near Palm Coast, Florida, along A1A. The park is most famous for its formal gardens, but it also preserves the original habitat of a northeast Florida barrier island.
Habitats preserved by the park include beach, coastal scrub, coastal hammock, and tidal marshes.
Vegetation includes southern live oaks, magnolias, hickories, cabbage palmettos, and saw palmettos . Plants that can be found in the gardens are roses, camellias, and azaleas, among others.
Wildlife include sea turtles, Florida gopher tortoises, West Indian manatees, white-tailed deer, raccoons, bobcats, foxes, Virginia opossums, eastern gray squirrels, pileated woodpeckers, northern cardinals, bald eagles, peregrine falcons, and Florida scrub jays.
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  • Gardens are cool. Waterfront is decent. Wasn’t much of a beach area but overall cool. They did a very nice job with the gardens  more »
  • The park is a beautiful diversion after a day at the beach or time spent downtown. The plantings are beautiful and it’s $5/carload admission also allows access to the beach across the street.  more »
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  • Beautiful place! Definitely recommend! Nice place to roam around. They have beautiful gardens. They also have a greenhouse with plants for sale at a very reasonable price and knowledgeable volunteers to answer questions about the plants. On the intercoastal and it is beautiful and peaceful to sit on a bench there and just watch the water. The Young house was small but interesting to find out the history of the place. Nice bathrooms and water fountain at the house/visitor's center.
  • One of the most beautiful seaside parks I've been to in a while. Clean and beautiful, wonderful walking trails. A vast array of plant life and waterfowl as well as birds and land creatures. Had a wonderful time will definitely go back.

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