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Savannas Preserve State Park

Address: 2541 SE Walton Road, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
Phone Number: 772-398-2779
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Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Not much here to see but lily pads. Having traveled all over the country I would not go out of the way to see this venue.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good horse trails you share with hikers and bikers. Lots of swampy water and great birding and animal siting. Kayak rentals seasonal depending on water levels. Bugs are seasonal too!

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A Nice Nature walk in the Savannas - Fun for the entire family (Note: trails Not Wheelchair friendly)

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We visited over Memorial Day weekend. It was very quiet, luckily for us it seemed like everyone else chose the beach! Stopped in at the visitor's center first, so many wonderful exhibits to enjoy! The volunteers were very friendly. This is mostly a scrub area with a lovely marsh area where canoes are launched. We set up at a covered... More

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1,134 reviews 1,134 reviews
775 attraction reviews
908 helpful votes 908 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

You have many options when the Education Center is open (which it wasn't on our visit): hiking the flat trails through different areas, kayaking, canoeing, or driving the short portion of the white trail to the boat landing. We chose to ride our bikes but other were horseback riding which looked like much more fun. we entered at the Walton... More

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Westfield, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We spent three hours here walking the trails. We discovered a cranes nest with babies. Saw numerous Sandhill cranes, ibis, even an otter! A nature lovers' and shutterbugs' delight! The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. We plan to return soon.

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Brooklyn, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I love the Preserve. It's a little piece of heaven. Gorgeous views, wildlife in their natural habitat and amazing trails to walk. Unfortunately the day we went the trail was flooded from rain, so we were limited. The park staff is friendly and knowledgable and ready to answer any question you have. Perfect for picniking, biking and relaxing. Def. a... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The trails on the north side were essentially off-limits for us due to the heavy rains the day before but we did make it down to the canoe launch area and had a picnic right on the water. The day was sunny and cool and the March winds were blowing very hard. We then made the right decision to drive... More

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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1,502 helpful votes 1,502 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This beautiful preserve covers a large area north of Walton Road in St. Lucie county. There is a nature/visitor center which is closed Tuesday and Wednesday, numerous walking and hiking trails. We were just there in the beginning of March and for the first tine we saw alot of water in the wetlands--some of the trails are muddy and are... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
42 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My wife and I visited there briefly. Adjacent to the preserve on a quiet golf course we saw 5 Sandhill Cranes who seemed to be unperturbed by our presence. We also say a large Osprey nest with active hatchlings.

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