All Places in ‘Parks&Nature’

  • Adkins Arboretum Maryland

    By walking the Arboretum grounds, visitors can experience native plants in a natural setting, as well as in ecological restoration projects and in cultivated gardens. Included are diverse habitats that support more than 600 species of native shrubs, trees, wildflowers, grasses, and ferns.

  • Alabama Nature Center Millbrook AL

    The Alabama Nature Center contains 350 acres of forests, streams and ponds. The NaturePlex serves as the Welcome and Education Center. This facility includes a Hands-on-Discovery Hall with wildlife displays. The Alabama Nature Center offers many special educational programs, wildlife seminars and Homeschool programs.

  • Alafia River State Park Lithia Florida

    At this park visitors will find 17 miles of bike trails and 20 miles of hiking and horse trails. Other activities offered are canoeing and kayaking, fishing, boating, birding and wildlife viewing. There is a full facility campground area with 30 family campsites along the conifer-lined shore of Lake Alafia.

  • Alaska Botanical Garden Anchorage Alaska

    The Alaska Botanical Garden consists of about 110 acres of “boreal forest”, with approximately 11 acres of cultivated gardens and interconnecting nature trails. The Garden hosts over 1,100 varieties of annual and perennial plants hardy in Southcentral Alaska. The Garden’s land consists mainly of spruce and birch forest.

  • Aldridge Gardens Alabama

    Aldridge Gardens is a 30 acre site which features hydrangeas and has an outdoor pavilion, a six acre lake and a half mile walking trail. The gardens offer group tours with benches along the way for a restful look at nature at its best. There is a Birding Trail where read more

  • Atlanta Botanical Garden

    Visitors to this garden will have a choice to make as there are both indoor and outdoor plant collections. Featured indoor is the Fuqua Orchid Center and the High Elevation House. The outdoor collection includes the Rose Garden, the Edible Garden and the Japanese Garden.

  • Audubon Park New Orleans LA

    There is something for everyone to enjoy at this park. There are tennis courts, horse stables and the Audubon Golf Course. In addition to that a 1.7 mile track for walking, jogging, running and biking is a popular route. For picnicking there are picnic shelters and playgrounds for the children.

  • Aztec Ruins New Mexico

    Pueblo people describe this site as part of their migration journey. Today you can follow their ancient passageways to a distant time. Explore a 900-year old ancestral Pueblo Great House of over 400 masonry rooms. Look up and see original timbers holding up the roof.

  • Balboa Park San Diego CA

    Balboa Park is a cultural park located in San Diego and includes 17 museums, 8 gardens, recreational facilities, restaurants and gift shops. Gardens include the Japanese Friendship Garden, the Zoro Garden which is a sunken butterfly garden, Palm Canyon with 450 palms and the Botanical Buildings & Lily Pond housing read more

  • Bayou Segnette State Park Louisiana

    Just thirty minutes from New Orleans, located on the west bank of the Mississippi River is Bayou Segnette State Park. It is a notable habitat for plant and wildlife. Activities include boating, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, and swimming in the wave pool. There are 98 campsites with water and electrical hook-ups.

  • Bear Brook State Park NH

    Bear Brook State Park is New Hampshire’s largest developed state park. Both summer activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking and walking trails and winter activities which include cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing are offered. There is a 101- site campground, picnic area and pavilion, read more

  • Bellevue Botanical Garden Washington

    There are several gardens for visitors to explore some of which include the Fuchsia garden, Ground Cover garden, Native Discovery garden, Water-Wise garden and the Yao Japanese garden. Be sure to include a stroll through the nature trail which has a 150’ suspension bridge over a ravine.

  • Bellevue State Park Wilmington Delaware

    This park overlooks the Delaware River and there are numerous activities for visitors to enjoy. Activities include hiking, bicycling, fishing, walking, jogging and picnicking. There are picnic pavilions, a playground, horseshoe pits and horse trails. The tennis center has eight day courts.

  • Bellingrath Gardens AL

    A visit to Bellingrath Gardens in the winter and you will see over 400 varieties of camellias, in the spring more than 250,000 azaleas, in summer beautiful roses and tropicals and finally in the fall the chrysanthemums. The gardens are home to a bridal garden, a conservatory, a nature walk, read more

  • Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

    There are numerous activities for visitors to enjoy at this park. Hiking, fishing, bicycling, canoeing, picnicking, swimming and wildlife viewing are some to choose from. Featured are 18 covered pavilions overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. Don’t miss the Cape Florida Lighthouse tours.

  • Biltmore Gardens Asheville NC

    After your tour of America’s largest private residence, the Biltmore House, you will have several gardens to stroll through. The Italian Garden is home to three pools filled with koi and goldfish as well as water lilies and elephant ears. The Walled Garden features 50 varieties of roses including All-America read more

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens AL

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest living museum. Visitors have many gardens to explore, the Gardens of Collections, the Gardens of Culture and the Gardens of Nature. The Conservatory is a three-house configuration, the Tropical House, the Arid House and the Camellia House. Also within the conservatory is the Garden read more

  • Bok Tower Gardens Florida

    Since 1929 over 23 million people have visited this National Historic Landmark, garden and bird sanctuary. Some of the highlights of the Gardens are the River of Stone, Exedra & Sunset Overlook, Endangered Plant Garden and Reflection Pool. Of interest is Pinewood Estate, a 20 room Mediterranean style mansion that read more

  • Boston Public Garden

    Visitors to the Public Garden will enjoy colorful displays of flowers, exotic plants and enormous trees. In the center of the garden is a lagoon and Swan Boats cruise the lagoon in the summer. There are several statues throughout the garden, the most prominent is a statue of equestrian George read more

  • Branch Brook Park Newark NJ

    Branch Brook Park has the largest collection of cherry blossom trees in the nation, totaling more than 4,300. The park offers tennis, basketball and bocce courts, a fitness course, horseshoes, jogging loop, roller rink, playground, children’s garden and a Senior Citizen Center.

  • Carbon Canyon Regional Park CA

    Activities are numerous for visitors and include bicycling, hiking, fishing on a 4 acre lake and much more. In addition there are family picnic areas, barbeques, tables, shelters, restrooms and a tot lot. Sports minded people can enjoy baseball fields, horseshoe pits and lighted tennis courts.

  • Carolina Beach State Park NC

    There are six miles of trails to choose from in this park, taking you through marshes, a pine forest or along wooden boardwalks where Venus flytraps can be seen and native orchids bloom along the trail. For boating, the Cape Fear River, Masonboro Sound and the Atlantic Ocean are all read more

  • Cathedral Caverns State Park Alabama

    Cathedral Caverns State Park has Ranger-guided tours throughout the day which take about an hour. Access to Cathedral Caverns is by a paved lighted pathway. The cave maintains a constant temperature of 60 degrees year round. Visitors will find the world’s largest stalagmite, Goliath in one of the caves formation. There is read more

  • Cave of the Mounds Wisconsin

    Cave of the Mounds is a National Natural Landmark located a short distance from Madison. The natural limestone cave has paved and lighted walkways when taking a one hour guided tour. Visitors can also enjoy the Butterfly Gardens and the hiking and biking trails.

  • Cheaha State Park Alabama

    Cheaha State Park is a recreation area consisting of almost 2,800 acres that include Cheaha Mountain which is topped with Bunker Tower, a stone building with an observation deck on top. There are also 73 modern campsites, a 30 room hotel, chalets and cabins. Also there are hiking trails and read more

  • Cherry Creek State Park Aurora Colorado

    Activities at this park are numerous and include biking, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, jet skiing, and model airplane flying. Visitors who enjoy birding will view songbirds, bald eagle and red-tailed hawk. Cherry Creek Campground has 135 sites, full hook-up and basic tent.

  • Cleveland Botanical Garden Ohio

    There are many gardens to visit, some of which are Hershey Children’s Garden where they can climb up to the treehouse, the Butterfly Garden with many plants that attract butterflies and the Waterfall Garden with a bridge over a natural ravine. Don’t miss the Glasshouse with a desert and the read more

  • Clinton State Park Kansas

    Visitors to Clinton State Park can enjoy viewing white-tailed deer, wild turkey, waterfowl, bald eagles in spring and fall, and numerous species of songbirds in the carefully managed habitats that make Clinton a distinctive outdoor destination. An extensive hiking/biking trail system make this park an attractive destination for outdoors enthusiasts read more

  • Curt Gowdy State Park Cheyenne WY

    There is something for all ages at this state park. Activities include boating, fishing, fly fishing, sailing, wind surfing, water skiing, mountain biking, , hiking, hunting, horseback riding, bird watching and wildlife viewing. There are 145 campground sites, playgrounds and pets are welcome.

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