AAA Editor Notes
Pinecrest Gardens is at 11000 Red Rd. Features of this passive park with lush landscapes include rare plants, a banyan tree, a swan lake, exotic plants, strolling peacocks, natural streams and a petting zoo. Splash 'N Play, a children's water playground, also is on the premises. The park is on the former site of Parrot Jungle, a free-flying bird sanctuary that operated from the 1930s until it moved to another location in 2002.
Guided garden tours are available with 2-week advanced notice. Special events are offered from fall through spring.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.