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Osceola Schools Environmental Study Center

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Natural Florida - but Safe to explore

Although only open to the public on most weekends, this place is worth the visit. It has an indoor... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2015
Kissimmee, Florida
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Although this can only be accessed by the public when school is not in session (weekends and... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2015
Kissimmee, Florida
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4300 S Poinciana Blvd, Reedy Creek Swamp, Kissimmee, FL 34758-2814
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Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I went for a stroll and found this hidden beauty. Some parts were closed due to floods from the rain but we walked the boardwalk taking pictures and watching the natives. Place is definitely not for someone who can not handle nature...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

Although only open to the public on most weekends, this place is worth the visit. It has an indoor museum but the real adventure is the boardwalk that goes into the woods and eventually out to Reedy Creek Swamp. Spring and Fall are the best...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank AtleeM
Reviewed June 6, 2015

Although this can only be accessed by the public when school is not in session (weekends and holidays), it is well worth the trip. There is an environmental study building with many local animal/bird specimens to view and learn about and a butterfly garden right...More

Date of experience: June 2015
5  Thank MaryAnnD223
Reviewed February 15, 2014

My family and I spent the day at the county fair in Kissimmee Florida. It is called the Osceola Fair and such a wonderful fair. This year is the 70th anniversary of the fair, This was our first time there and we will return again....More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

Due to the very rainy period we visited in, the whole area around the boardwalk was flooded. This was never the case during our previous visits. Not 100 yards upon the boardwalk we spotted two small alligators basking on logs. Very nice. We also saw...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank A3vanRooij
Reviewed July 21, 2012

I have been here more than once, It's really interesting for people from parts of the country or world that don't get to see swamps. My friends from Saudi Arabia said it felt like being in a movie. I'm pretty sure it's only open one...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

Went there again and and very good viewing of gators (small & large), turtles nad very large spiders.... Unfortunately my daughter Ellen got stung by a hairy object which later turned out to be a puss caterpilar, a venomous caterpillar species. The caterpillar has the...More

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank A3vanRooij
Reviewed March 10, 2012

If you are staying in or nearby Kissimmee, love nature and don't want to drive half an hour to get there, look no further. A small museum with local stuffed animals (incl. Bear, panther, bobcat etc) and a very old but interesting movie. In factbthebmuseumis...More

Date of experience: August 2011
5  Thank A3vanRooij
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Louise L
January 20, 2016|
Response from AtleeM | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge, however because this is a School Training site, the times when it is open to the Public are limited. Generally Saturday from 9 - 5 is best. They have a contact number (407) 870-0551 which is generally... More
October 11, 2015|
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Response from AtleeM | Reviewed this property |
Osceola County Environmental Study Center 4300 S Poinciana Blvd · (407) 870-0551