Thursday, February 2, 2012

Garden in Miami- Pinecrest Gardens

post suggested by Amel Saied

from Wikipedia:
Pinecrest Gardens is a 20-acre (81,000 m2) park in Pinecrest, Florida on the corner of Southwest 111th Street (Killian Drive) and Southwest 57th Avenue (Red Road).
It was the original location of the Parrot Jungle, a theme park started in 1936 until they relocated to the city of Miami's Watson Island in 2003. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Parrot Jungle Historic District in 2011.
The park includes a variety of sites including a Botanical gardens, butterfly exhibit, swan lake, petting zoo, children's playground, and a popular splash-n-play area. 

There is also a green market every Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For more information about the gardens, please find the website here.

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