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Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: 13640 SE Federal Hwy., Hobe Sound, FL 33475
Phone Number: 772-546-6141
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Joe metrovich

This is great for the kids and even then the senior citizens very interesting very accommodating easy to review and walk around and a good rainy day activity very interesting and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2016
Joe M
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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small visitor center with small animals and fish in tanks. You can take the trail all the way to the intercoastal waterway. They have a lot of very knowledgeable volunteers.

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Thank 387indy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This is great for the kids and even then the senior citizens very interesting very accommodating easy to review and walk around and a good rainy day activity very interesting and there's a lot of different subjects

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Thank Joe M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Enjoy walking on a natural trail of natural Florida. Small visitors center with interesting facts. Walk to the intercostal and enjoy the water view.

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Thank Tim H
NE PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

A small but informative welcome center with fish tanks and various small animals. The volunteers obviously love their jobs and enjoy showing the wildlife to the children. There is a small beach a walk away. The walk may not be suitable for elderly or young children. There is a rest room inside the welcome center. There is a donation box... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

We go here once or twice a year. Inside the building are small animals that you can see and many that you can touch. One of the volunteers brought out a baby gator for us to touch. The tiny skunk is absolutely adorable. The staff are well-informed and readily provide interesting information about the wildlife within. There is a lovely,... More 

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Thank Judy S
Hobe Sound, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We love to walk the trail and go down to the Intracoastal for the nice white sandy beach. The exhibits are fun for the kids. During the summer you can sign up for Sea Turtle watches out at Hobe Sound Beach about 3 miles away to watch the turtles lay their eggs at night. There is an Osprey nest at... More 

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Saranac Lake, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Cheap entry (buy the season pass). We went several times this vacation. No issues parking. There are no restrooms.

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Thank Erica C
Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

This is perfectly lovely. We went with a teenager and she even have fun. We went down to the reservoir first and saw lots of fish floating in the water and caught a manatee poking up its head. We did not go on a long hike mainly because the office was closed when we were there for some reason and... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

I love the drive along the beach through beautiful residential areas to arrive at this seashore park. Parking is paid and it's a good long, relatively remote and private walk along the beach to enjoy this area. Its one for those who love to be off the beaten path.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

Interesting place that is family friendly. Handicapped accessible. The wheel chair was made out of plastic pipes and spongy tires. They do a lot to help out mother nature.

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