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The Disney Wilderness Preserve

Address: 2700 Scrub Jay Trail, The Nature Conservancy, Kissimmee, FL 34759
Phone Number: 407 935 0002
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Ranked #11 of 32 Attractions in Kissimmee
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking
Owner description: Visitors can take the 3-mile nature trail hike or an off-road buggy tour to learn about the...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking
Owner description: Visitors can take the 3-mile nature trail hike or an off-road buggy tour to learn about the hundreds of wildlife species that are being protected by the Nature Conservancy at this nature preserve.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Kissimmee, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nobody does it like Disney. We had friends here and they had a great time. There was a lot of people but they have the people to handle it. The food and the atmosphere is great.

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Clearwater, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
17 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Let me start by saying I love to hike and I love to take nature photos. This was a major disappointment. We have county parks in Clearwater, FL that are nicer. This wilderness preserve was scrub land. There really was nothing to see. No animals, no birds. Nothing. It was totally flat, open field with almost no trees and knee... More 

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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1,627 reviews 1,627 reviews
901 attraction reviews
1,565 helpful votes 1,565 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Some people seem to confuse this the Disney theme park. It comes under the Nature Conservancy and is near Poinciana, FL about 15 miles south of Kissimmee. About 12000 acres of protected land and you can see a small portion of this peaceful area. Once you enter it there is a one and a half mile drive to the visitor... More 

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Seymour, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If you are tried of all the noise and people and need to get a cleansing breath and relax, this is the place. It is a preserve with trails, we took the one to the lake. Love it sit down and just unwind, watch to water sway and enjoy the cypress knees and try to figure out what their job... More 

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Yorkshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If you enjoy gatting out and just wandering round taking in the natural sights and sounds - this is as un-disney as it gets! Loved the tranquillity and awesome beauty - lakes, trees, mangrove swamps creatures and critters galore - including fire ants!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We when with our kids today, and it is nice place for hiking and have good energy in this wile park. We all have good time here.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Come see the peaceful side of central FL! No crowds! Stopped by to check it out so only drove the mile to the Center as it was very hot, the trails don't look to have much tree cover. But did see a family of raccoons cross the road. We plan to come back next trip to FL, early in the... More 

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exuma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The Nature Conservancy is doing a great job in re-creating what in time will be a great attraction for lovers of wildlife and birdlife. Enjoy the walking trails-one just over 2 miles and the shorter only a mile through the grassland and woods but remember that in the wet season these can be boggy. A ovely place for peaceful solitude... More 

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dublin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Wonderful morning spent here. It was great to spot all the different animals.kids loved it but as it was very hot we just spent over an hour. Well worth the trip.

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Lakeland, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If you have the time and patience to discover and explore the wonders of nature....check this place out. You'll have to trek through the forest and there's no telling what you might see, but take plenty of water, wear comfortable shoes/sneakers/boots. If you have a compass on your phone it might come in handy as the trails get intertwined and... More 

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