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Free Family Outing

Beautiful, quite park with lots of gorgeous plants and flowers to check out. My three y/o loved all... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
PrettyTwiste D
Powder Springs, Georgia
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Where I Wander...

A hidden gem, I almost do not want to write a review--it's the best kept secret in Winter Park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hidden gem, I almost do not want to write a review--it's the best kept secret in Winter Park! Grounds are well maintained and still the gardens represent a natural habitat. I like that the lawn isn't well-manicured which loans to its forestland-feel. Plenty of...More

Thank KatzenFL
Reviewed 10 July 2018

For a free garden and museum this place is not to be missed. Theodore Mead was a leading american botanist and naturalist who moved to Florida. The garden themselves are quite large and took us a few hours to explore, with an extraordinary rose garden,...More

1  Thank happytraveler709
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This was a nice place to take a walk, but we were expecting more. I photographed the map for a guide but although I am a good map reader, the map did not seem accurate. If you are looking for a place to take a...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a nice tranquil park/garden with no admission charge. Mead has several ponds and a boardwalk area, and near the entrance of variety of plants in a garden setting. People were fishing, walking their dogs, and a wedding was about to begin. There is...More

Thank FL_TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, quite park with lots of gorgeous plants and flowers to check out. My three y/o loved all the lizards. And I can now say I have seen a red pineapple and a giant lubber grasshopper.

Thank PrettyTwiste D
Reviewed 13 May 2018

i love meade gardens, it takes you away from the busy traffic in nearby Orlando and winter park. you can walk, bike, hike, grill out, grab a hammock and take a nap. there are lovely gardens, a butterfly garden and a great stage for entertaining,...More

1  Thank denisefE7832CB
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We love to go to Mead Gardens, a rare, somewhat rustic gardens. The city is getting rid of non-natural plants, the volunteers are adding flowers, plants, trails, etc, and the owls are raising a young ‘in! Less formal and man-made than many gardens and not...More

1  Thank finance1
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Went here thinking it was more of a botanical garden, but there weren't as many trails as I thought there would be. Honestly a bit disappointing, but a great place for families & picnicking. As someone from out of town, I was just expecting a...More

1  Thank Rebeski
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The city of Winter Park is one of the nicer cities in Central Florida, so it is surprising to see a park like Mead Garden not reach its potential. The park is free to visit, and there are plenty of walking trails, but this park...More

1  Thank Maketrax
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Sadly the Mead Garden in Orlando is quite devastated from the hurricane. In February many leaves have been stripped from the trees, New Growth appears. Several trees were uprooted and lay fallen. It's hard to imagine what it used to look like. The bathroom facilities...More

1  Thank Catty A
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