Umatilla, Florida: Cadwell Park Animal Trees

Several dead oak trees have been carved into various animal shapes. The most memorable is an alligator doing a headstand.

Cadwell Park

3 Cassady St., Umatilla, FL
Cadwell Park. South edge of downtown. From FL-19/S. Central Ave. turn east at the city hall stoplight onto Cassady St. The park will be on the right. The gator tree is next to the basketball court.
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Fish carving.

Cadwell Park Animal Trees

Cadwell Park has quite a few trees with animal carvings. Worth stopping by.

[Kim Franks Cocoa Beach FL, 04/24/2020]

Gator tree.

Cadwell Park Animal Trees

In this little park are wood-carved images on large trees. Very whimsical. The project was started with just two tree carvings and now there are nine. There is a small playground for children, a skate park, covered pavilion for picnics, and bathrooms. It's an excellent opportunity to stretch your legs and enjoy something you just don't see every day.

[l. clarke, 08/02/2019]

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