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Mocassin Lake Nature Park

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Address: 2750 Park Trail Lane, Clearwater, FL 33759
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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Nice escape in Clearwater

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
stifferknee
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Tampa, Florida
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Clearwater, Florida, United States
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79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank stifferknee
Clearwater, Florida
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459 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

A wonderful place to visit. Some creatures to see, and wonderful trails to stroll along. Beautiful scenery and great opportunity to take some nice photographs. I've been there twice now and I wouldn't hesitate to go again. Nice to go with a friend and walk and talk along the way. They also offer many various programs, hikes, bird watching, activities... More 

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1 Thank Gena C
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We visited Mocassin during a stay at Clearwater beach as a break from the beach. The entrance hall has a collection of reptiles and amphibians that the kids loved. Outside there are some injured birds and a butterfly garden all of which are good to view. The trail then meanders through the wild area in the shade so cool enough.... More 

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1 Thank Ashley P
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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104 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Beautiful park has well kept trails through cool Oak hammocks and Cypress swamps. It has an Interpretive Center with displays and Animal Enclosures. Hard to believe it is so close to busy US 19!

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Thank Italy4
Clearwater, Florida
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great for kiacking, beautiful streams leading a senic path through over hanging tree and lots of bird wildlife and visable fish in the water. Very relaxing even when we paddled past an alligator sunny on the banks. No charge to use the park and has biking trails in the shade,plenty of parking,bathrooms and picnic tables and grills set up. Well... More 

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2 Thank boydhall
Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

You would never find this park if you weren't looking for it, however it is a half day well spent! The animals at this park are cared for impeccably and are unable to be released back in to the wild due to injuries. They live a very good life here. The park's manager has been here for many, many years... More 

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Thank Jade S
Clearwater, Florida
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Moccasin Lake Nature Park is centrally located in Clearwater, near US 19. Cliff Stevens Disc Golf Park is right next to it. The park has a variety of "residents" which have been injured, mostly birds of prey, and live there where you can see them up close and personal. I've been taking my kids there since they were toddlers -... More 

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2 Thank Enchntress
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104 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Nice, Beautiful, Quaint park. Great Old Florida with wonderful hiking trails which lead out to an expansive lake with a lookout tower. Gators, Turtles and many species of birds can be seen daily!

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2 Thank Henry N
Tampa, Florida
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This park is awesome and is tucked away in a very unsuspecting spot in a busy city. Surrounded by a frisbee golf course, and another city park, Mocassin Lake Park is just the spot to enjoy what nature has to offer. There're several birds of prey on display in outdoor aviaries, and handlers there during certain times of the day... More 

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