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.EcologyHabitats preserved by the park include beach, coastal scrub, coastal hammock, and tidal marshes.FloraVegetation 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.FaunaWildlife 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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  • September 7, 2017
    Pros: The gardens were very nice. Enjoyed the flowers and the various insects that were on and around the plants. The beach was nice and the rock formations were quite neat. The little museum offered ...  more »
  • August 30, 2017
    My husband and I stopped by this state park on our way back to west central Florida. It's a hidden gem on A1A! I would encourage you to take a stroll through all the gardens and go out to the river an...  more »
  • August 29, 2017
    If you love gardens and roses, then this is one you need to come see. The rose garden is just stunning shaped in circular pattern. The gardens are laced with ponds and walk ways throughout the lush pl...  more »

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