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Address: 181 Eden Gardens Rd, Point Washington, FL 32459-5973
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Formerly the estate of the William Henry Wesley family, this lovely park...

Formerly the estate of the William Henry Wesley family, this lovely park features the Wesley mansion, manicured lawns and moss-draped gardens.

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A perfect day

The weather was glorious! We packed a lunch and headed to Eden State Park from our condo in Navarre Beach. It was a bit of a drive but so worth it. The grounds are gorgeous. Be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Vicki N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The weather was glorious! We packed a lunch and headed to Eden State Park from our condo in Navarre Beach. It was a bit of a drive but so worth it. The grounds are gorgeous. Be sure to go Thursday through Monday when the Wesley House is open for tours. The women who give the tour obviously love this house... More 

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Thank Vicki N
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens with old and very large oak trees. House like a southern plantation. Short trails for a quick walk. Take the tour for a small fee; not a lot of interesting furnitures but good stories. This is absolutely worth a visit. If you need a place for a wedding this is also offered.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in looking to tour the Wesley house. Unfortunately they are closed on Wednesdays. The trees and grounds were worth stopping and enjoying. It would have been better if we could have toured the house.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the peace and quiet of the yard and gardens after a week at the beach. Nice change of pace for an afternoon. The house is lovely. Only $4 fee per car to get in. Tour the small garden at your own pace. Nice big lake with benches to sit and enjoy the view.

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Thank Indiana2thebeach
Preston, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice spot to spend a few hours walking the grounds and touring the house. Enjoyed learning the history of the house and grounds. Nice walk to the river and enjoyed sitting on the dock.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This site is small, as state parks go. But if you do the house tour it is well worth your time. The docent was very knowledgeable and personable. The house furnishings and their story is amazing. Be sure to stroll the grounds and enjoy the humongous trees around the house. If you're lucky and patient you can also observe the... More 

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Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This park is small but beautiful. Pack a picnic and spend an afternoon strolling the walking trail and gardens. The mansion is not open on Monday & Tuesday IIRC. $4/vehicle to enter.

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Thank Kevin K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We saw this in August, so there were very few flowers blooming which we were aware of before we went. Less than 5miles from Seaside, FL. I always enjoy exploring and seeing something in addition to the beach. Floral display would probably be much better in the spring. There was a neat sculpture of 2 kids carrying a canoe down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were looking for something to do around the Panama City Beach area and came across the Eden Gardens State Park. We had a very enjoyable experience walking the grounds, many opportunities for photo shots of gardens and grounds. One of the reason we choice to visit the this state park was the Wesley House tour. The tour guide was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful "Old Florida" Estate and Gardens. The house is teriffic! The reflecting pool and Oaks make a wonderful place for quiet reflection or a outdoor wedding. My daughter was married here.

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