Ravine Gardens State Park
|Ravine Gardens State Park|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
The ravine after sunrise
|Location||Palatka, Putnam County, Florida, USA|
|Area||59 acres (239,000 m2)|
|Governing body||Florida Department of Environmental Protection|
The park was constructed by the Works Progress Administration, with cypress buildings, rock gardens and fieldstone terraces. Near the park entrance is The Court of States and a 64-foot (20 m) obelisk dedicated to Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Activities include viewing the thousands of plants and shrubs, picnicking, jogging, hiking and biking. Amenities include interpretive exhibits, picnic areas, gardens, hiking trails, a 1.8-mile (2.9 km) paved perimeter loop road, and a parcours trail. Visitors can rent a large covered pavilion, auditorium, and meeting rooms.
Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).
- Ravine Gardens State Park at Florida State Parks
- Ravine State Gardens at Absolutely Florida
- Ravine State Gardens at Wildernet
- Putnam County listings at National Register of Historic Places
View down an open-air colonnade in the Court of States
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