Sanctuary of Art and Nature

Opening in 2017, The Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens will be one of Florida's most breathtaking garden parks, featuring diverse botanicals and artistic beauty

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Breathtaking Natural Vistas

Encompassing a diversity of wetland and upland native habitats, the Gardens provide shelter and sustenance to the aquatic and terrestrial species, while its river overlook affords a rare opportunity to be enveloped by the River's pristine environs.

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World-class Sculptures

We've brought in award-winning artists from around the world to create a unique and diverse experience.

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Steel Palm at Sunset

 

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Project Overview

Learn more about the history, vision and planned stages of expansion of the area’s newest botanical gardens.

Abutting the Peace River, this 27-acre waterfront oasis will encompass the diversity of five ecosystems including marshlands, wetlands, mangroves, uplands, a tidal basin and an island amphitheater. Flowering trees and plants will bloom throughout the year. And more than 15,000 sq. ft. of boardwalks and docks are planned to provide optimum viewing of the park’s massive sculptures.

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History of the Gardens

Roger and Linda Tetrault started with 27 acres of wetlands. They conceived the idea of botanical gardens with world-class sculptures and an art museum, while still preserving the natural environment…read more

Phase 1: Sculpture Garden

Scheduled to open October 2017, the Sculpture Gardens will feature seven sculptures by internationally-renowned artists. These include artist from the United States, China, Turkey, Indonesia... read more

Future Expansion

As we continue to expand the Gardens, we will continue to develop art galleries, multi-use facilities, an ampitheater, conservatory, welcome center, gift shop, cafe and more. View our future plans...read more

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” -Albert Einstein

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We start sailing and we stop in some ports and we meet people. Sometimes we stay long, and sometimes not. Sometimes we sail again. Sometimes the sea is choppy, and sometimes calm. That's life. And in the end, we all stop somewhere...Kamal Tufan, KeelKamal Tufan, "Keel"