Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

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The Kanapaha Botanical Garden (Gainesville, Florida) covers an area of ​​68 acres and consists of 24 main collections that can be viewed from a 1.5 mile long sidewalk. It features the biggest open bamboo forest in the state and the biggest herb garden in the Southeast. A few gardens in Kanapaha are organized by classification, while others show the principles of ecology and natural selection.

Kanapaha Botanical Garden (Kanapaha Botanical Garden) is a popular wedding hall in Gainesville that can rent weddings, wedding banquets, conferences, retreats, reunions and other social occasions. Special Kanapaha plants include royal bamboo (Wonchuk) from China, the giant Victorian water lily in warm weather, and the Asian snake Arum.

The most colorful is from June to September. Kanapaha hosts many special events throughout the year, including bamboo sales, central Florida gardening events, and the Spring Garden Festival. Another highlight is the Moonlight Walk, where specific laser lights and over 1,500 illuminations brighten pathsways and lawns.

Except for special occasions, you can bring your dog with you. You are also welcome to bring a picnic basket.The garden feauteres a picnic zone around the house entry. The Kanapaha sidewalk is also wheelchair available and benches, pavilions and other areas for relax can be positioned freely at all facility. The specific gift store features a range of rare objects, including original artwork and wildlife treasures.

Calendar of events: https://kanapaha.org/events

Tuesday 9AM–5PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5:45PM
Sunday 9AM–5:45PM