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Address: 2750 Park Trail Ln, Clearwater, FL 33759-2602
Phone Number: (727) 793-2976
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great little surprise!

My wife and I stumbled across this little park while exploring clearwater after Sunday brunch. What a great surprise! This municipal park is free to the public and is tucked away... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim K
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Mason
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117 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stumbled across this little park while exploring clearwater after Sunday brunch. What a great surprise! This municipal park is free to the public and is tucked away in a residential area. The have lots of tree/Moss covered trails, but the highlight is the bird displays. They have a dozen or so native birds of prey on... More 

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Thank Jim K
Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoy this park; bird watching, sighting alligators and a small aviary. It is a real gem and an easy walk. Wheelchair accessible paths.

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Thank AJGiles
Clearwater, Florida
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a good local park showcasing some native owls, snakes, and other wildlife that can be found in the area. There are some nice educational exhibits and a rustic walking trail from the nature center out to Moccasin Lake.

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Thank paulwilder
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41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

First time here. Really a great park. It's a rehabilitation center also. Learned alot from the staff. Enjoyed the company of three very special owls that they take care of their and one red shouldered hawk. Very peaceful walk. Admission is free but donate a few bucks to help out this great park. Recommend for anyone.

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Thank reccggg
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Most under rated park of all time. I love this place!! They take care of birds that have disabilities. They have owls, bald eagles, a vulture and others. It's pretty incredible. Also have a nice loop trail that takes you by a lake. Great upkeep & great people. I recommend this to anyone in the Clearwater area.

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Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The park has many injured birds that are handled by a well informed staff. The grounds are a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. Don't forget your camera and a good pair of walking shoes. There is however, a bridge that is out and it has been for sometime. This kind of limits the direction of your walk. The city... More 

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1 Thank Ron C
Lower Sackville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

It was a quite weekday when we went. It had a couple of displays that were empty and part of the trail was closed due to water damage but all in all a nice way to spend an afternoon. Saw an 8 to 10 foot gator in the lake. Needless to say, no swimming.

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Thank Bad_driver98
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Was closed the first time we visited. Only opened from Thursday to Sunday so we returned recently. Some small animals and one trail around property going out to small lake. Most of this place seems run down and in need of updating, even rest rooms. Not bad but we expected more. Interested hard working staff. Saw more wildlife walking around... More 

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Thank Pnemiller
Clearwater, Florida, United States
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88 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

On my visit, some of the animal cages had spider webs on them, weeds had taken over some walkways and the small museum was musty and unorganized.

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Thank Doug K
Tampa, Florida
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice walk and nice to see the eagles. Very peaceful I can't believe this is where it is! Very romantic stroll. They butterfly garden wasn't very exciting when we went but the overall experience was very nice!

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