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Boyd Hill Nature Park

1101 Country Club Way South, St. Petersburg, FL 33706
(727) 893-7326
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews 76 reviews
19 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Nice place to go and see old buildings and natural lands. Check there website for events. Easy to get to.

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St Pete FL
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153 reviews 153 reviews
15 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

What a great park! We walked the park in just under 2 hours. We stopped to take photos of the lotuses and lily pads. We saw baby alligators. Tons of elderberry bushes. We were almost attacked by bees on this one route. Saw one, saw a few....nope! We ran back and almost died again by stepping on a snake! LOL... More

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Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

$3 admission for a walking tour. We would have been happy to pay $2 more to take the trolley but it only runs once a day and was already full. Saw some baby alligators.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you want to get into nature and the great outdoors with out leaving the city....this is it. Its a place where time has forgot. What the city looked like before being paved over. You will never know what pants and wildlife you will see in your travel around the park. I use to go there as a kid back... More

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Benton, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were staying over in Clearwater on the way to Naples and happened on this jewel of an attraction. The price of entry and tram ride are ridiculously cheap, under $20 for a family of 4 TOTAL! There are guided tram rides as well as walking paths. There are several (10ish) large birds (bald eagle, owls, etc) in the sanctuary... More

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A great morning - started with a golf buggy tour with one of the volunteers. Very knowledgable and helpful. We saw baby aligators, turtles, tortoises and birds. Plus all the different butterflies. The caged birds apparently are all there as they are damaged- but small area for them... Gift shop,and centre really good and informative off the track from normal... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Ridiculously cheap. Every year when the family visits, we take the stroll down the pathways and walkways of Boyd Hill. The kids like seeing all the birds, the plants, frogs and alligators. It's a nice long time to spend on beautiful nature trails and boardwalks for so little. Inside there are places for the kids to play, and the staff... More

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Chicago
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great place to see aligators and a variety of birds. It is perfect for kids. Even if the weather is not great for going to the beach, this is a perfect alternative. They have an indoor place we took our granddaughter and she had a wonderful time. They also have a tram but you will need to... More

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Thornton, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Wasn't given much options when it came to nature parks in the area but needed to go get some sun. This place was great. Lots of wildlife, fantastic dirt trails spanning a few miles it seemed. Sad that it was right by a somewhat busy road but the place was so big you didnt even hear the traffic. Would absolutely... More

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A little nature in a big city....A great spot to visit tucked away.... You can also take your lunch with you and enjoy the peace and quiet. Also you get to learn about nature things that you did not know.

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