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Address: Lake Wales, FL
Phone Number: 863-635-7506

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Nature Preserve Extraordinaire

Trails take you through some of the best preserved and maintained habitat in Central Florida. A variety of plant ecosystems- upland, wetland, flatwoods. Many rare plants and lots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2016
David P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Trails take you through some of the best preserved and maintained habitat in Central Florida. A variety of plant ecosystems- upland, wetland, flatwoods. Many rare plants and lots of wildlife. Even after a prescribed fire it is beautiful to see the new growth. It is one of my top places to unwind. The photography there is wonderful. It is not... More 

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Summersville, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This is a very nice place to hike. The trail is well marked and safe. There is lovely foliage to see and a great variety of birds and some wildlife. It was NOT crowded...actually one other couple was there...and it was extremely quite and peaceful. Very enjoyable in the cooler Florida weather.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Unfortunately, many parts of this park are dilapidated and unsafe. The boardwalk part is falling apart, and the south end of it just idiotically stops in front of very tall grass. Obviously this part of the trail use to be maintained, but no longer.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We heard quite a bit about this area, so we decided to take a drive over to see it, not a lot to see but a good concept to protect nature. There were walking trails and areas that you could kayak or canoe. We drove into subdivision of Tiger Creek, offering large lots, places you can horse back ride for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Great fun and picnicked. Group of 15 canoes went and five kayaks. We called in advance to reserve them for our wedding weekend and everything went very smoothly.

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