Howell Branch Preserve

Howell Branch Preserve is a 10.38-acre park, located on the North side of Howell Branch Rd, just west of Temple Drive in Winter Park.  It is surrounded by wetlands and natural habitat, but also offers additional amenities.  Amenities include the Howell Branch Preserve...

Cady Way Trail & Cady Way Park

Since it’s inception in 1994, the Cady Way Trail has been providing an excellent way for cyclists and pedestrians to link neighborhoods, recreational areas, and business districts. The 6.5-mile long trail follows a former railway corridor and includes mirrors at...

Park Avenue & Central Park

The founders of Winter Park Oliver Chapman and his friend Loring A. Chase purchased 600 acres bordering Lakes Maitland, Osceola, Virginia and Killarney in 1881.  Their goal was to develop a residential community of winter homes for wealthy Northerners and call it...

Mead Botanical Garden

Mead Botanical Garden is a 48-acre urban oasis located in beautiful Winter Park.  The garden is open every day from dawn til dusk and it is free to the public.  Mead Botanical Garden is located just north of Orlando, off of 17-92, and the entrance is located at the...

Kraft Azalea Gardens (Kraft Azalea Park)

Kraft Azalea Gardens is a 5.2 acre scenic public park on the shores of Lake Maitland in Winter Park.  This secluded and unique oasis is shaded by enormous cypress trees, and has benches for reading, picnic, or just spending a quiet relaxing time enjoying the wonderful...