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Central Plaza

Central Plaza at the Children's Garden
Spin the one-ton kugel ball at the Children's Garden

Central Plaza is the entrance to the garden and serves as a space for orientation, gathering, public events, and making connections to other areas of the Children's Garden. Enter the Garden along a tree-lined walkway that presents the rich beauty and diversity of trees. The main path is embellished with smaller sidewalks, each named for a tree genus and labeled with leaves of that tree pressed into the concrete.

Both the Kids' Tree Walk and Tree Finder Grove are located in this section of the garden.

Kids, how many tree leaf shapes can you recognize and can you match the leaf to the tree? Are there any trees you haven’t seen before? Can you remember their names?