Parc de la Tête d’Or (literally, Park of the Golden Head), in central Lyon, is an urban park in France, with 117 hectares. Located in the 6th arrondissement, it features a large lake on which boating takes place during the summer months.It is a frequent destination for joggers and cyclists. At the northern end of the park, there is a small zoo, with giraffes, elephants, tigers and other animals. There is also sporting equipment, such as a velodrome, boules court, mini-golf, horse riding, and even a miniature train. The park also contains four rose gardens, huge greenhouses and a botanical garden.The main entrance, at the southeast corner, is guarded by an enormous wrought iron gate known as the Porte des enfants du Rhône (Gate of the children of the Rhone).