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Gardens and Parks of Fort Myers

Find your oasis in Southwest Florida. Beautiful green spaces and botanical gardens spring forth tropical flowers and native plants. From famous gardens to tranquil parks, visit these Fort Myers gems all year round. 

Lakes Regional Park

Enjoy more than 270 acres of lakefront trails and cultivated landscapes, highlighted by a community garden, a children’s garden and a fragrance garden.

Wigerts Bonsai Garden

Browse collections of miniature trees, sculpted bonsai and handmade pots in this one-of-a-kind Fort Myers nursery.

Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Outside the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford is a stunning 20-acre botanical garden featuring more than 1,700 plants from six continents.

Manatee Park

Watch wild butterflies in a natural garden habitat and admire the native plants that are a model for the Florida Friendly Landscaping™ program.

Shangri-La Springs

This historic hotel offers walking tours of its 4-acre organic kitchen garden. Lush tropical flowers and flowing springs are the perfect backdrop for special occasions.

Burroughs Home & Gardens

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1901 Georgia revival mansion sits on 2 acres of gardens near the Caloosahatchee River.