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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
Powder Springs, Georgia
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Suburb Variety of Plants

This would be one the most peaceful / colorful part of your trip. It's well worth the admission... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dean A
Orlando, Florida
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Mead Park is a favorite destination when I visit my family in Orlando. The grounds are quite extensive and it seems like this "hidden gem" is being given some attention of late. They have built a small amphitheater there and have some garden projects going...More

5  Thank ChanceUpon
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Don't bother. Nothing to see but rotting board walks and trash in bushes. The only butterfly we saw on the butterfly garden was the butterfly chair. Very disappointed.

3  Thank 33nancyl
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No maps. No signs.Paths not clear. Hence we found very little of interest and we did not stay long. Hardly a botanic garden.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This would be one the most peaceful / colorful part of your trip. It's well worth the admission. I would not recommend going after a Hurricane, since there's a lot of plant damage. This gives the plants to grow strong and be AWESOME for sight-seeing.

Thank Dean A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice for 1/2 hour stroll on a sunny Sunday afternoon, but I had expected it to be a little bigger from looking at the maps. The boardwalk is lovely and peaceful.

1  Thank xclairebearxxx
Reviewed 26 September 2018

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

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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 prettytwisted
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
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