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Address: Destin, FL
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking
Description: A nature trail and playground.

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Something fun for the kids

This nature island allows the kids the space to run around and enjot the outdoors. There are swings and play areas as well as open spaces to play. It is nice to just walk around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
JerryinFla
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Miramar Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We rented a kayak early morning at the baytowne marina and took it out in the bay and around the island. It was tricky at times (for my lack of experience with kayaking) but a good way to explore the water around the island great pics on the bridge in the evening!

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Springfield Illinois
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118 reviews 118 reviews
12 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a wonderful nature spot with views of the water. Kids will love it as well as adults. Next to Club Interwest and a short walk from Baytowne Warf it is a nice quiet place to explore

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Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Like that it is very nature oriented and secluded. They have updated the facilities such as a playground for kids. Walking trails are great and wonderful for bird watching.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This little nature reserve was a nice free adventure for our family of 4, we have a 4 year old and a 16 year old. Sure it's not a huge place but it was beautiful and peaceful. There were bench swings throughout, a playground in the middle and a lookout tower on the small beach which our children could have... More 

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Bridgewater, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

This little Island is very sweet. Unspoilt nature walk with a little sandy beach, Osprey nest, many birds in a natural setting

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

the day we went it had just stopped raining. It was very hot and humid so we didnt stay long. I was really looking forward to visiting the island. After walking there we learned you can park right at the entrance to the park. It was very neat. lots of great views. If it had not have been so hot... More 

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Miramar Beach, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This nature island allows the kids the space to run around and enjot the outdoors. There are swings and play areas as well as open spaces to play. It is nice to just walk around.

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Miramar Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Not as well appointed/kept up as I would have thought it would be as a Sandestin property. Fun climbing and playing for the little ones...and a nice walk around. Apply bug spray!

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Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went to just stay a little bit of nature. We were very taken back with a surprise We saw an eagle and a eagles nest! Breathtaking!! If you're looking for the commercial park this is not the place if you're looking for a beautiful nature trail take a moment to enjoy!

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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We enjoyed taking a nature walk with our toddler. I will say the area is in Serious need of maintenence. Beach area is very small, but nice for little ones.

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Address: Address: Destin, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin

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