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Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden Review

Established in 1935, this unique habitat is the only frost-free botanical garden in the continental United States. You won't see fancy topiaries and exotic plants, but you'll see a unique eco-system that naturally occurs in this area and the Caribbean. There are paved walkways that take you past butterfly gardens, mangroves, Cuban palms, lots of birds like herons and ibis, and ponds where you can spy turtles and fish. It's a nice respite from the sidewalks and shops, and offers a natural slice of Keys paradise.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 5210 College Rd., Key West, FL 33040
  • Phone: 305/296–1504
  • Hours: Daily 10–4
  • Website:
  • Location: Key West
Updated: 05-17-2013

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