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Address: Oslo Road, east of US1, Vero Beach, FL
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COol Spot to go in Vero

A lovely view of nature is here. You cannot see the rest of VEro from here and kind of immerse yourselves in nature. Great for an escape for reality and time to relax and take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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New York City, New York
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

every Trail has its way, even on Wet days. Great experience for nature enthusiasts. Florida Pine, scrub, palms, live oaks, mangroves, all the Florida classics. Make sure trails are dry or bring some rubber boots for sure.

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Delmar, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to experience this tropical conservation area in January bring waterproof boots. We were unable to go to the observation tower as the water on the trail was about 4" deep in places. Still, the parts we saw were lovely.

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Headed here in November, was a not so hot day, so I thought I would be able to get a fun hike in. The setting is very drab and I have to admit it felt a little creepy walking through this area. There were several patches of really heavy mud areas but what was most disappointing was the fact that... More 

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Thank brenda1227
Palm Bay, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I am new to the area and stopped by some local nature sights but this place was flooded. I havent noticed it raining too much lately so I am not sure if that is a fluke and I just went on a bad day or if it is always this way. I guess there is an observation tower a half... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The walking trail is very nice. The atmosphere is very calming. The look-out bridge at the end of the trail is well worth the walk.

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Thank iverogal
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A lovely view of nature is here. You cannot see the rest of VEro from here and kind of immerse yourselves in nature. Great for an escape for reality and time to relax and take that deep breadth. Very informal and just a good spot to go.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Rustic walks bring you to a remote point in the river that is ideal for wildlife viewing. There's a great place to launch a canoe, kayak or shallow draft row boat.

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The walk was ok it had lot of trash and the smell was horrible. It felt that I wa there fore trash clear up then a enjoyable walk. The bridge was nice but that was it I hope someone cleans it up or do a volenteer clean up.

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Thank Angela V
Schenectady, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Trail is trashy and the dead fish and roadkill unattractive and smelly. Poorly maintained...... turned around and went to round island park

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hiking trail is flat and goes through canopy, open space and in-between. In the middle of the walk is a good sized lake (ok swamp) that a pier goes from the trail to about 50 yards out over the water. There are benches to sit and just soak in the sun, view and view the birds. Part of the... More 

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