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Sawgrass Lake Park

7400 25th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33702
727.217.7256
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Sacramento
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Was raining on and off but still had lots of fun. Walking on trails, looking at nature, lots of cool pictures. Saw baby alligator. Board trails kept us clean :)

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Petaluma, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Pretty, but we ended up leaving because the mosquitos were crazy!!! Wish we could have stayed longer.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Sawgrass Lake is so peaceful. I love to come here, and relax. I love walking along the boardwalk. You never know what you're going to see. Alligators, Squirrels, Turtles. All kinds of beautiful wildlife. The observation tower is super neat. Beautiful park.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is an easy park to access (and free). We went in the morning and saw lots of great animals. We saw several exotic birds, large and small gators, a HUGE spider (as big as a man's open palm) with furry tufts on the joints of its legs, strange fish such as gar, snakes, giant land snails, and squirrels. The... More

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WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a beautiful park to visit and it was free! We never saw any gators but we did see turtles, fish and other wildlife. Nice walking trails and a great place to visit. We were looking for a place to cool down on a hot day and this park the perfect place to relax.

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Tampa, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Like a natural nursery...we saw baby alligators and baby turtles and baby snakes. I'm sure the Moms were around but we just saw the little ones. A nice park to visit! We went on a Sunday afternoon and it was not grouped (and those there we respectful). Lots of families and everyone was happy to point out what wildlife they... More

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Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were looking for a wheelchair accessible walking path to spend some time at before we caught our flight home. This park was was perfect! This incredible gem is tucked away in the shadow of I-275 but seemed to be an entire world away! We loved the boardwalk trails.

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Ringgold
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is a great place too take your family for free. We seem one big alligator and 9 babies. There was a lot of birds and lizards' too see while walking the trail it is all wood trail.

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Milford, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This was an unexpected surprise. The park has elevated wood trails that meander through this untouched, natural park area. Great place to walk for all ages as most is not all trails are cooled by the natural canopy. Bring your camera as there are so many animals to photograph.

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Palm Harbor
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great place to walk and see nature. Depending on the day and weather, you'll see wild Alligators, birds and other animals. Walk the different trails and also get some exercise. Some work being done so sometimes the water is too low and of course with Gov't cutbacks, the park is not kept up like it was a few years ago.... More

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