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The Disney Wilderness Preserve

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love nature

no one does it like Disney. Great place for are grand lids. Lots to see and learn. It is one area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Be prepared for hikes in Florida

We enjoyed the hike. Took the shorter path due to the heat, and soggy trails from all of the rain... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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Visitors can take the 3-mile nature trail hike or an off-road buggy tour to learn about the hundreds of wildlife species that are being protected by the Nature Conservancy at this nature preserve.
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2700 Scrub Jay Trl, The Nature Conservancy, Kissimmee, FL 34759-3501
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon entering the Preserve which is run by the Nature Conservancy, I was impressed by how little "man-made" buildings were here. They keep this area very well maintained, offering several hiking trails, but be mindful this place does close at 4:30p. After you sign in,...More

1  Thank diztraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no one does it like Disney. Great place for are grand lids. Lots to see and learn. It is one area in Disney were everyone is not rushing.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We enjoyed the hike. Took the shorter path due to the heat, and soggy trails from all of the rain. Took the extra spur to see the lake, which was worth the view. Signs warned of alligators and venomous snakes at the lake. (Signs next...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Great place to visit with family, very interesting seeing and learning about animals. A must see and do,

1  Thank andrespr1954
Reviewed August 6, 2018

lots of wildlife to see bumpy ride too quick, could use more time so you take take pictures guides explain everything well

Thank Letsplaygolf1
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Nice place to see nature and wild animals, specially birds. Very safe place where it is quite possible to take children. People very friendly.

1  Thank phil2121260
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This park was a real treat. Only minutes away from our rental property. There is an educational side to this park as well. Miles of well marked trails with a mix of sun and shade from tall pines. Unfortunately the only animals we saw was...More

1  Thank Shelley A
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Back to nature and away from the crowds, the Disney Wilderness Preserve offers 2.4 or 6 miles of hiking over well-marked trails. We saw a few birds but little other wildlife, and very few people. The best spot was Lake Russell, which is a short...More

1  Thank DRAMExpert2014
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Nice day trip, bring water and sunscreen (and bug spray). Don't forget a great bird book and binoculars!

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed March 7, 2018

There are a couple of miles of trails here among tall pine trees. peaceful and quiet but I was hoping to see some birds or animals. There is free access to the preserve. Disappointed as all we saw were grasshoppers and no other living creature....More

3  Thank Normu
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Michelle M
August 3, 2018|
Response from 818rickeyc | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if you can ride the trails inside Disney World. With the crowds, it may become a problem. People tend to just wander around and don't usually watch where they walk, and with a bicycle, that could be a problem... More
Michelle M
August 3, 2018|
Response from Normu | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could, Mountain bike tires would be preferable
Marc R
October 18, 2015|
Response from DGoat | Reviewed this property |
No cost, donation box.