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Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - Things to Know Before Visiting

4700 SW 58th Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

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About Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens are Florida's largest public bamboo gardens and the Southeast's largest herb garden as of 2005.

Attractions Near Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Historic Haile Homestead
Historic Haile Homestead3.23km from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Historic Haile Homestead, also known as Haile Plantation House or Kanapaha, is located in Gainesville, Florida. Thomas Evans and Serena Chesnut Haile built the house in 1856 as part of their original 1,500-acre (6.1 km2) cotton plantation.

Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits4.6km from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

As the official natural history museum of Florida, the Florida Museum of Natural History was chartered in 1917 by the Florida Legislature.

Harn Museum of Art
Harn Museum of Art4.65km from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art occupies 112,800 square feet of space, making it one of the largest university art museums in the South.

Lake Alice
Lake Alice5.74km from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

On the University of Florida campus, there is a small lake called Lake Alice. Gainesville's lake is a wildlife area and one of the few places in the city where one can see live alligators.

Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium
Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium8.08km from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

The Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium is a domed theatre with a 34-foot diameter in Gainesville, Florida. It seats 60 people and features two projection systems.

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo8.13km from Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Guided tours are available at the zoo if scheduled ahead of time, and visitors may also take self-guided tours.

Where is Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

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Gainesville is the chief metropolitan area for Alachua County. It is known for its diverse culture, local music, and artisans.