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Everglades Wonder Gardens Designated a Historic Resource

Everglades Wonder Gardens, an 80-year-old cultural icon, was designated a historic resource of the city of Bonita Springs on May 23 when the city’s Historic Preservation Board unveiled a plaque to honor the environmental, educational and historical attraction.

The facility, now operated by the nonprofit Bonita Wonder Gardens organization, provides the opportunity to experience rare and exotic plants and wildlife. Throughout 3.5 acres of botanical gardens, there are more than 2,100 unusual trees and plants and 245 rescued birds and reptiles for visitors to enjoy.

Location: 27180 Old 41 Rd. For more information, visit

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