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Gizella Kopsick Arboretum

901 North Shore Drive, NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2052
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  • Average7%
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“palm trees” (29 reviews)
“lovely walk” (2 reviews)
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901 North Shore Drive, NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2052
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

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 9 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 23 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 18 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
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Gizella Kopsick Arboretum is a great place to spend time walking or sitting in the park. It is particularly nice during hot weather as the foliage provides some shade. The winding, brick path can be easily navigated on foot and it is wheelchair accessible....More

Thank Ron S
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