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Address: 13026 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL 33446
Phone Number: 561-641-3429
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You Don't Have To Be A "Birder" To Love This Place

In the middle of developed Delray Beach, Palm Beach County has created the Wakodahatchee Wetlands (WW). These wetlands are maintained by the almost 2 million gallons of treated... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

In the middle of developed Delray Beach, Palm Beach County has created the Wakodahatchee Wetlands (WW). These wetlands are maintained by the almost 2 million gallons of treated water that is pumped into it, daily, where the water is further "cleansed." By doing so, and I quote a ten-year-old brochure, they are "combining the seemingly unrelated functions of water treatment,... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Whether you're a bird lover, enamored with tropical foliage or just want a nice even place to walk outdoors, this is an amazing hidden gem!! A boardwalk takes you through and around the wetlands where nature surrounds you every step of the way. Fantastic place to take photos of birds in their natural habitat. And the cacophony of sounds is... More 

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New Hope, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

A beautiful bucolic setting to view birds, herons and, alligators too! A boardwalk allows you to walk deep into this special preserve.

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Guttenberg, New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting to see herons, egrets and other gorgeous birds, as well as the occasional alligator. A boardwalk allows visitors to wander around and witness nature at its best. And it's free.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Bird watchers delight. Saw gators, birds, fish, etc... Great walking path. Lots of walking.....with informative signs explaining what to see. Nice gazebo's along the paths to sit and get out of the sun or just relax with a book. Bathrooms located outside of park, in parking area.

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have been visiting for 20 years and its always amazing. Just today saw flocks of giant wood Storks nesting. The birds are so close and unphased. We saw soft shell turtles, an alligator, peacock Bass and so many birds. Easy to get to, nice and often covered walkways, great for families ,or couples.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Nice place to spend a few hours. The birds were amazing. Saw many nests, eggs, 3 gators, iguanas , fish and turtles. If you like birding and/or photography, make sure you visit. Will definitely visit this place again.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I went here with my girlfriend and camera in hand for about an hour. It was a nice quiet walk from the rest of the craziness around. We saw some cool birds and even 2 alligators. I was happy, as was my camera. There are benches throughout if you need to sit down. I would recommend to the person who... More 

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Madison, WI
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We make the trip to Wakodahatchee every time we go to Florida. The birding is fabulous...bring binoculars...The birds are so close, not always needed, but they help with those a bit farther away. We find new birds EVERY TIME we go. It can get a bit crowded, but there is room to spread out. March/April brings out the nesting/baby birds-which... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We just returned from spending a couple of hours walking around this free park's boardwalk where we saw fish, turtles, raccoons, one alligator and literally hundreds of beautiful birds. This is the nesting season here and many trees carried multiple nests of beautiful birds of many colors and species. The kids we saw here with their parents seemed to be... More 

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