About Alafia River Reserve Email this info to a friend » Purchased jointly by the District and Polk County to preserve the natural wetlands (90 percent) and uplands along the upper corridor of the Alafia River, this property is home to many species of wading birds and amphibians that require seasonally flooded areas free of predators to complete their life cycles.
Banana Lake Park can be easy to miss, but it's an inviting little spot for boaters or anyone seeking water views and fresh air. by kyle kennedythe ledger LAKELAND | Banana Lake Park can be easy to miss, but it's an inviting little spot for boaters or anyone seeking water views and fresh air.
Barnett Family Park 730 E. Orange St.* | Lakeland, FL 33801 | 863.834.2280 Located at the top of the Lake Mirror Amphitheater, Barnett Family Park includes a splash pad water feature, playground (including the Sunflower Preschool Playground), labyrinth, covered picnic area, restrooms, and a multipurpose field.
In 2013, Jeffrey Baker of Albany-based firm Mesick, Cohen, Wilson, Baker Architects oversaw construction of a thirteenth property, a Usonian house based upon a 1939 Wright design for a faculty house. The house is now home to the Sharp Family Tourism and Education Center, which interprets and educates visitors on Wright’s legacy on the campus.
Florida Southern College is home to the world's largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, boasting thirteen stunning Wright-designed structures. Design and construction began in 1938 and continued until Wright's passing in 1959, making this site an architectural chronicle of Wright's most recognized, lauded, and innovative design features.
Kathleen Area Historical Society Come Set-A-Spell at Heritage Park! If you have an affection for and attachment to the historic communities, traditions, and people of: Galloway, Gibsonia, Green Pond, Griffin, Kathleen, Providence, Socrum, or Winston (Est. 1850-1900), join us as member or as a guest at one of our frequent events like monthly spaghetti suppers or outreach programs.
Lake Hollingsworth is the "athlete's lake", with a walking sidewalk (2.8 miles) and biking lane available 24/7. (Beware the skaters and baby strollers!) Beautiful expensive homes lace both sides of the lake, occupying your mind with architecture as you walk.
Lake Mirror Park and amphitheater were dedicated in the fall of 1999 and Hollis Garden opened in 2000 on the southeast shore of the lake. A sculpture also graces the northeast shore. Directions: Lake Mirror is located off Massachusetts Avenue (Hwy. 33) in Downtown Lakeland. It is bordered by Lake Mirror Drive.
The Munn Park Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on November 3, 1997) located in Lakeland, Florida. It is named in honor of the city's founder, Abraham Munn. The district is bounded by East Bay Street, North Florida Avenue, East Orange Street, and East Main Street. It contains 48 historic buildings and 1 object.
Hall of Fame members have made significant professional contributions in the arts, business, clergy, education, entertainment, government, law, military, medicine, sports or other fields. Nominees must have attended a Polk County public school, but graduation from a Polk County public school is not a requirement.
There is never a dull moment at The Polk's Nature Discovery Center. Please check the event calendar regularly to see what is happening on a monthly basis. Each month at the Polk's Nature Discovery Center there are diverse ways to learn about Polk's Water, Wildlife and Wilderness.
Birthday Cake Water Tower The headquarters for the Publix grocery store chain is in Lakeland. On Highway 92 in an industrial area of Lakeland you will find a water tower in the shape of a giant birthday cake complete with candles that light up at night.
Saddle Creek Park and Campground in Lakeland Florida is a campground or RV park that is publicly managed. This campground or RV park is a public park managed by a State, Federal, or Municipal agency. Generally these types of parks have stricter rules on camping.
Tenoroc is a gateway site for the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail and offers viewing opportunities year-round read more » Habitat and Management Intensive management and restoration has resulted in some of the best catch rates in the state for a variety of sport fish.
The Baynard House Museum occupies the former home of Ephriam Mikell Baynard, one of the cityís founders. Baynard is known for rebuilding the city with his own money after devastating fires in the early 1900s. The two-story, wood-frame house, built in 1894, is on the National Register of Historic Places.