The Fruit and Spice Park is the only tropical botanical garden of its kind in the United States. The unique 35-acre public facility is owned and operated by the Miami-Dade County Park and Recreation Department. Located in South Florida. The Park’s tropical climate can be found nowhere else in the continental U.S. and hosts over 500 varieties of fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, and nuts, and other commercially important plant specimens from around the world. The Park showcases 125 varieties of mango, 75 varieties of bananas, 70 bamboo varieties, and numerous other exotic edibles. Visitors are invited to munch at a tasting counter inside the Park Store.