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Wakodahatchee Wetlands

Address: 13026 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Phone Number: 561-641-3429
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Delray Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Smaller than most of the wetlands parks in Palm Beach County this preserve is packed with birds as well as a few alligators. The boardwalk is in good shape and gets you close to the wildlife. It's handicap accessible, and the short walk makes it easy to visit for all ages.

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Long Island, NY
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

If you love nature, this place is for you. A Delray must-see. With an elevated boardwalk, getting around this wetlands is convenient. You will see lots of beautiful birds, turtles and pond grasses. You will also likely see a few alligators. There is ample parking and the restrooms are convenient and clean. There is no admission fee. This is a... More 

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Florida-USA
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Visit the gardens and get a soul cleansing. It is very peaceful and beautifully kept. Dont go in summer it is too het.

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It is great to see the birds nesting and to see the newborns in early February. Very well maintained place.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

The raised wood walkway is about 1.5 miles long. It runs through swamp,canals and some grassy sections. If you take your time and pay attention you will see a large variety of birds, turtles , fish, iguana, and gators. A great place for a walk in the sun

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White Plains, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This was supposed to be a quick stop on our drive to Key West on the first day of our vacation. You know, a chance to get out of the car and walk around a bit, view some wildlife, that sort of thing. I'm having a bit of difficulty separating our experiences at this site. On the one hand, the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Boardwalk over the wet lands brings you right up close to gators, wood stalks, ibis, herons and more.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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41 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

a lovely chance to walk and see nature of the area on wooden footbridges that seem to go for a mile or so, in total. easy parking. in good condition and a nice feeling in the midst of urban sprawl. definitely recommended.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

What at surprise to find such a pleasant attraction so close to Delray downtown. We saw plenty of herons, Ibis and other birds, not to mention many turtles. Even an alligator. The boardwalk is in very good repair and there are numerous viewing platforms to get a close look at some nesting herons. Evening is a great time to visit.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a very popular destination. If you go on a weekend, you may have to wait to get a parking spot. The walk itself is an elevated boardwalk above the water. There are shade structures with benches at strategic locations. The first one was great: directly across from a tree with several heron and anhinga nests and the... More 

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