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Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

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Address: 1101 Country Club Way South, St. Petersburg, FL 33706
Phone Number: (727) 893-7326
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Boyd Hill

Lots of things to do here. take the tram and get a guided tour. See all sort of Florida wild life. Check out the classes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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St. Petersburg, Florida

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of things to do here. take the tram and get a guided tour. See all sort of Florida wild life. Check out the classes.

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful natural place to stroll, jog, explore. Birds rescued from nature are a joy to watch and sometimes pet!! Lake Maggiore is large and pretty. You can take classes to learn about the local wildlife and plants, view alligators on a guided lecture too. Altogether great natural refuge in the midst of an urban area!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The best and biggest nature preserve in St Petersburg. See alligators, a variety of water, terrestrial, and arboreal birds and animals. Also, you can see several of Florida's natural biomes.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A beautiful way to experience nature in the middle of St Pete. There is a small fee but it goes towards a good cause. Wonderful trails for hiking, playground for kids, plenty of wildlife to be viewed plus plenty of family friendly activities. There are several programs to take advantage of such as camps, canoeing or parents night out. Definitely... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There's camping, an estuary for native flight birds, a small museum, alligators, gopher tortoises, a guided tram and a well maintained preserve here. Many local volunteers maintain the grounds and it shows. Best of all, it's a 5 minute drive south of downtown on Lake Maggorie (the largest lake in the area). My daughter takes nature classes at Boyd Hill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have been coming to Boyd Hill since I was a child. This park is a must visit for nature lovers. There is a bird rehab facility on site. The hiking trails are very nice and some are handicap accessible. There is a nature center with children's activities. The park offers night hikes, bird watching tours, and more. I have... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A small fee of a few dollars gives you an opportunity to walk easy trails. You will see lots of birds, water and native Florida plants and trees. There is a boardwalk, some bridges and trails of various lengths to satisfy what ever time you want to spend there. There are a few water stations to refill your water bottle.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Booked Our Visit With Doo's Amazing Tours and the guide Jon was great and it was small price to be picked up at the hotel given bikes to ride and supplied us with plenty of cold water and educated us along the way this preserve has a lot to offer there where school field trips all kinds of rescue Birds... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Small park and museum with birds and many nature based activities. Lovely area. Many yearly events and learning experiences for both children and adults.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

They have several different types of raptors in cages, including an American eagle and a hoot owl. We saw baby gators and a ten foot alligator sunning himself right outside the park. You can walk or ride, too. Very well worth the small fee.

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