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Sawgrass Lake Park

Address: 7400 25th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Phone Number: 727.217.7256
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The elevated boardwalk trails allow you to relax and not feel as if you are going to blunder into an alligator. We did see a big orb weaver spider resting in its web but this was suspended well above head-height and posed zero threat. We saw anhinga, white ibis, a limpkin, and herons. Also spotted some young alligators and a... More 

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Chapel Hill NC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

When the day comes that you just have to get outdoors for a walk, this is the place. Very nice boardwalk paths out to a tower overlooking a lake. We saw baby gators, one turtle, and a few birds. We didn't take the longer trail so I can't comment on that. The main building has restrooms and some taxidermied animals.... More 

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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Spent three hours walking the trails bird watching. Also viewed tortise and baby alligators. Viewing stand was nice.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It is a birds watchers paradise, we saw a lot of different varieties of birds. Plus we saw baby alligators being their normal selves in the muddy waters. On one of the paths we saw a marsh rabbit which was more than happy to be photographed and a gopher tortoise was right by the car park. The wildlife is what... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

There is a gun practice range very close to park. You can hear constant gunfire while you're there, it ruins the experience and certainly made me very nervous. I thought several times that I could hear bullets go past me.

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Waterville, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Although not a destination in itself, and not easy to find, it is well worth the effort if you are in the area. We had a few hours to kill before we returned to Tampa airport, so we rolled this into the travel plans. We are so glad we did! This is a well maintained state park with boardwalk style... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I go there for a change of venue for my daily hike. Some paved trails, some unpaved. If you enjoy a quiet, peaceful stroll with or without your pet, this is the place!

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Rockford, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nice place to hike and see beautiful birds and gators up close. Bathrooms could stand to be cleaned. No admission with long, wide, well-built wooden walkways throughout. Nice chill park. Bathrooms could stand to be cleaned.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

At first, I was skeptical going here. Walk around and possible see some wildlife...eh. We got to see more than I thought. The trails were very well laid out and take you right by several gators. They were so cute and looked at home. We also saw an armadillo and several different birds. The park was very pretty and calm...of... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This nature park is completely free! Beautifully done walkway, overlook tower with beautiful view. Nature observed alligators with babies, armadillo, turtles, birds. Must see if you're a nature lover!

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