Washington Oaks Gardens State Park


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Washington Oaks Gardens State Park


Location:2 miles south of Marineland, off A1A
Facilities:Beach, picnic area, covered pavilion, playground, restrooms (é), nature trails, interpretive exhibits, visitor center.
Activities:Saltwater fishing (surf fishing or from the seawall), bicycling, hiking, picnicking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River, this property was once owned by a distant relative of George Washington, but the gardens were established by Louise and Owen Young, who bought the land in 1936. The gardens make use of both native and exotic species, from azaleas and camellias to birds of paradise. Although the formal gardens are the centerpiece of the park, it is also known for the unique shoreline of coquina rock formations that line its Atlantic beach.
Address:6400 N Oceanshore Blvd
Palm Coast, FL 32173

Phone:386-446-6780
Fax:386-446-6781
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/washingtonoaks
Size: 415 acres land; 10.5 acres water.

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