Knowing how much our community has gone through, we want to continue to make a difference and enrich lives. Throughout the month of November, we will not charge admission for any guests so that everyone can find respite and relaxation. So come take a stroll, stop in to feed the koi fish, marvel at the many birds, and take the time to breathe and unwind. Let us replant, rebloom, and regrow together by making any size donation during your visit. 5827 Riverside Dr. Punta Gorda, FL 33982 941.621.8299 If you’d like to support Our ongoing hurricane recovery efforts please click here.

We are open!

Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens
Tuesday – Sunday
9 am – 2 pm
Last entrance 45 minutes before closing.

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.

Photo© Joan Keeney Photography

World-class Sculptures

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

Photo© Joan Keeney Photography

Steel Palm at Sunset

Our signature sculpture is visible
from many exciting angles.

Photo© Joan Keeney Photography

Come Grow With Us!

Summer Hours (June – September)
9 am – 2 pm
(last entry 1:15 pm)

Winter Hours (October – May)
9 am – 4 pm
(last entry 3:15 pm)

Spend the day at the Gardens!

We are open
Tuesday-Sunday , 9AM – 2PM
Pack a picnic or stop by the gift shop for a quick refreshment!

Welcome to the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens

A Non-Profit Organization 

Neighboring the Peace River, this 30-acre waterfront oasis encompasses the diversity of five ecosystems including marshlands, wetlands, mangroves, uplands and tidal basin. Flowering trees and plants bloom throughout the year, and more than 15,000 sq. ft. of boardwalks and docks provide optimum viewing of the Garden’s vast sculptures.

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


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

Sculpture Garden

Now open, the Sculpture Gardens features sculptures by internationally-renowned artists. These include artist from the United States, China, Turkey, Indonesia... read more

Continuous Growth

As we continue to expand the Gardens, we will develop sculpture display areas, create multi-use facilities such as an outdoor ampitheater, conservatory, welcome center, gift shop, cafe and more. View our future more

Peace River Gardens: Read Our History
Peace River Gardens: Our Sculptures
Peace River Gardens: Future Expansion

“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"