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Indian Rocks Beach Nature Preserve

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A quiet refuge just behind the trees from Gulf Blvd

We really enjoyed a casual stroll through the meandering boardwalk though the mangroves and bay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Redington Beach, Florida
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Mangrove walk

Beautiful little nugget in a populous area...an oasis from the beach. Dog walking park adjacent and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gulf Boulevard between 9th & 10th avenue, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed a casual stroll through the meandering boardwalk though the mangroves and bay. There is plenty of parking and clean restrooms.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donf798523
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little nugget in a populous area...an oasis from the beach. Dog walking park adjacent and a kiddie park. The boardwalk going through the mangroves was well maintained and there were stops along the way with environmental education signage. Only takes about an hour at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beachysal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Nature Walk - Safe for Adults and Children - Free - I love Free - You will walk safely on wood walkway out to the Bay - lovely view

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaatok
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Even though you pay to park here (by the hour), it was one of the most beautiful, quiet beaches I've ever visited. The beach was extremely clean, the pathways from the highway were well maintained, the parking area had benches to sit on after washing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a very simple area to show you what the mangrove/swamp looks like. Parking is free and shaded and there is a shelter with a shower if you require one. Nothing special but interesting enough. Longer then expected as it weaves thru the swamp....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TangoForFun
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area filled with mangroves and a boardwalk overlooking the intercoastal waterway. Beautiful spot to watch the sunrise.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seeingthingsnow
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Love the nature preserve and the winding boardwalks among the mangroves. A little shadier than the beach. The Red Tide has been a real issue this year( we come every fall) but the town REALLY is diligent in keeping the beaches in pristine condition. Patrols,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Margaret G
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This park is pretty cool. With two entrances, it is bigger than it seems. Nice stroll on boardwalks to view the intercoastal waterway. Signs give more info about wildlife on the way. Dog areas at both entrances, plus picnic areas and exercise equipment, pretty great!!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Went to Indian Rocks Beach this past weekend. I was a little unsure because the media keeps saying it’s nothing but dead fish and red tide is everywhere.. this is not true!! The picture was taken on Saturday October 6th, 2018. We had a small...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kristina C
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice private stroll in the evening or early morning. Enjoyed it greatly. Even has a dog park at the beginning of the trail. Plus a place for picnics.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from MFGiles | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely...but no alcohol.
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Response from JerseyBeachcomber | Reviewed this property |
It's a nice little walk, about 15 minutes, to get out to the water. If you have a dog, the dog park has friendly people & dogs. Many locals come there every day.