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Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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Very Well Done Garden

Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden houses extraordinarily beautiful and exotic parrots. The talk was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Saratoga Springs, New York
Lovely parrots and very educational!

It's obvious from the time you walk in to Nancy's backyard that she and her volunteers care a great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kokomo, Indiana
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OPEN RAIN OR SHINE Come have fun with talking, laughing and dancing parrots. Artist and environmental activist Nancy Forrester has been rescuing abused and orphaned parrots for 28 years. Join her at 10 to 11 AM daily for Nancy's special presentation...more
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518 Elizabeth St, 2 Blocks Off Duval Between Southard & Flemming St, Key West, FL 33040-6821
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden houses extraordinarily beautiful and exotic parrots. The talk was very interesting and just being surrounded by such gorgeous and colorful creatures is a true experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Walsh13k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's obvious from the time you walk in to Nancy's backyard that she and her volunteers care a great deal for these birds! It was a very educational experience not only about the history of these birds, but also for their care and salvation. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank carlaanddaves
Reviewed 1 week ago

We almost past this place if it weren't for the tuxedo kitty at the entrance who greeted us. A poster on an easel in the front of an otherwise typical home announced we were at the right place. You enter along the left side of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anne J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to stop by Nancy's every time we are in Key West. You have to look for the entrance but once you find the little path along the side of the house you are almost there. We enjoyed spending an hour listening to Nancy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cicero641
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well versed in parrot behavior. Lovely birds! A must see for parrot enthusiasts! Great info on parrot conservation!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mgkfngrsx0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used the city bus to get there and the bus driver had never heard of it. I found an overgrown front yard, propane tank in the yard, broken screen door and did not try to enter.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chezclark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place a small well skaped yard and beautiful parrots, a lesson on which are endangered and which aren't and some useful information. If you love parrots and are interested in conservation then go to this relaxed informal place spend sometime getting to know...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dmg127
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Nancy welcomes you into her backyard. It is in a residential area and a bit hard to find, look for the address. Things are a big overgrown as we found our way to the back yard. Nancy is a rescue person who it appears has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tedact
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Loved seeing the beautiful birds, hearing them speak, and talking with Nancy about the rescues. A highlight to my trip!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Laurie R
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Follow the sign to a path that leads behind Nancy's weathered home to a small tropical garden full of spacious, well-kept enclosures for macaws and other tropical birds. You're greeted by squawks, whistles, chirps and knowledgable volunteers who are on hand to answer questions about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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July 29, 2018|
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Yes, $10 each adult. I also gave an additional $10; I agree - it was awesome!