We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gizella Kopsick Arboretum

901 N Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2052
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 69.99*
and up
St Petersburg Segway Nature Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“palm trees” (30 reviews)
“walk thru” (2 reviews)
“small park” (3 reviews)
901 N Shore Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2052
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (71)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2017

A great place to walk and learn about the palm trees in our area. Located on the downtown waterfront of St. Petersburg. From there, you can visit more of the parks and famous Vinoy Hotel.

Thank cynserra
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The botanist at Sunken Gardens suggested a visit to this small arboretum to see the "new home" of plants removed from a private residence of an avid plant collector, now deceased. These plants ae NOT marked as such as they are rare, and in other...More

Thank BarbaraWLutzFlorida
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Take your time and take your camera. Lots to see and learn. Signage is helpful. Be sure to go in the morning when it's cool.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is not an arboretum that is enclosed behind fences as you might expect. It follows the downtown shore line and is part a a chain of city parks. This arboretum focuses entirely on many different kinds of palm trees. I never knew that there...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautifully maintained small park. Paved walkways meander through the park. Palms are all identified as to species, etc. It's well worth the visit with plenty of parking and right on the waterfront.

Thank robert r
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A little oasis in the midst of the parks along the waterfront in St Pete. A great variety of palm trees; a nice easy walkway; some benches; and everything is well marked if you wanted to know the name of the tree you are enjoying....More

Thank smilingtrips
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

What a great idea to make a public garden filled with palm trees from all over the world, from Madagascar to Belize. Until you see them all together, you don't realize how different one palm is from the next. The bark, the height -- one...More

Thank pthomas156
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a lovely space on the other side of the Vinoy from the Bayfront area. 800 palm trees and something like 236 species. Brick paved trail and many trees have an identification sign. Plus it's right near the water. Parking was easy on a...More

Thank BeverlyJB
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The arboretum is a nice little walk just outside downtown st. pete. The day we went, there was plenty of free parking both on the street and at the parking lot that was right near by. It is not a very large park but it...More

Thank hockeyaw19
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our family used to be in the landscape business. Whoever designed and planted this park were masters of their trade. We never saw so many types of palm trees in one area.

Thank Bob19512014
Nearby HotelsSee all 43 hotels in St. Petersburg
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
1,860 reviews
.70 km away
Terrace Park Suites
46 reviews
.72 km away
The Birchwood
168 reviews
1.01 km away
Hotel Indigo St Petersburg Downtown North
547 reviews
1.41 km away
Nearby Restaurants
668 reviews
1.05 km away
Parkshore Grill
1,169 reviews
1.09 km away
The Canopy Rooftop Lounge
603 reviews
1.01 km away
400 Beach Seafood and Tap House
1,992 reviews
.86 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chihuly Collection
1,766 reviews
.90 km away
Vinoy Park
333 reviews
.35 km away
North Straub Park
86 reviews
.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gizella Kopsick Arboretum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines