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Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens in Lakeland, Polk County + Central Florida

Stroll the grounds of one of our local outdoor gardens and enjoy beautiful flowers, interesting plants, and water features. Our favorites include Bok Tower Gardens and Hollis Gardens.

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Bok Tower Gardens

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Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens is a Polk County Gem. With over 50 acres of beautiful gardens, a variety of plants, trees, and flowers, 205 foot Singing Tower carillon, and a fantastic children’s garden play area, it is one of our favorite places to be outdoors. Learn more and see photos in our article on Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden at Bok Tower Gardens.

Nature Classes + Outdoor Activities for Toddlers | Hiking + Nature Preserves | Botanical Gardens | Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Science + STEM Field Trips | Nature + Outdoor Field Trips
1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Hollis Gardens

Hollis Garden is a gorgeous botanical display garden set in a neo-classical architectural environment complete with patterned flower beds, public art, and ornamental fountains. Located within historic Lake Mirror Park. Here you will find over 10,000 flowers, ornamental shrubs, and native trees. Check website for operating hours, CLOSED Mondays.

Parks + Playground Rentals | Hiking + Nature Preserves | Botanical Gardens
702 East Orange Street, Lakeland, Florida 33801

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