In Gainesville, Florida the Butterfly Rainforest Adventure Park is a great attraction for the whole family. Many species of birds and butterflies live free within this fascinating Natural History museum. This natural sanctuary of over 400 acres of beautiful trees, plants, & unique animal life allows visitors to step back in time and experience the impact of our human impact on our environment. This unique natural habitat is the only one in the state of Florida.
The natural history museum has preserved much of the rainforests environment. During the day you can step back in time at the Lily Pond to observe a breeding pair of butterfly and on one of the butterfly rain forest walking trails. During the evening you can sit and enjoy the live music of the Singing Bowl or even go for the ride on the Big Bad Wolf. This amusement park offers many different kinds of rides that will keep the kids and adults alike busy for many hours. Even the smaller kids will have fun at the Lost Dutchman wild ride
As we drive through the cities neighborhoods we often see many people enjoying the beauty of the outdoors. Gainesville has some of the best places to visit in the United States. Downtown Gainesville and the University area are packed with students during the days. We love walking around the downtown area while taking in the outdoor scenery. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the parks and greenways that are set in the heart of the city. Some of the best places to visit include the Downtown Greenway, the University of Florida, the Veterans Memorial Park and the Mix N Mingle tree-shade.
Nature lovers and people who just enjoy spending time outdoors will really enjoy the Butterfly Rainforest Adventure Park. This amazing location will provide hours of fun for people of all ages. Children will love the adventures found at this wonderful natural park. There are also a number of things to do at the Gainesville waterfront.
In the Gainesville waterfront area there is the UF Sunflower Farm, which has many varieties of sunflowers, as well as butterflies. You will also find several other water activities including boating, kayaking and fishing. People looking for a little entertainment will enjoy the Zoo and the Touchstone Park, which features a collection of over 150 different types of wildlife. A few attractions to check out would include the UF Big Cat Playground, the Gorilla Forest Encampment.
Any person who enjoys nature and adventure will love the Gorilla Forest. The Gorilla Forest offers a great view of the forest canopy. While the Gorilla Forest Encampment gives people the opportunity to walk through the forest and get a close look at the creatures that live in the forest. There are a number of adventures that you can enjoy during your stay at the Gainesville Florida nature center, which makes it a popular destination for visitors. You can enjoy the Gorilla Forest and the St. Lucia Island along with the adventures at the nature center.