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Crane Creek Promenade Manatee Observation Area

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I've never seen a manatee here but others have

We stop here often so look for manatees. I've never seen one but many others have. ample free... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2019
Collinsville, Illinois
Hit or miss on seeing them.

We drove 20 minutes out of our way to see if we could see them. We saw a few of their backs. The... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
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Mar 26, 2019
“I've never seen a manatee here but others have”
Jan 9, 2019
“Hit or miss on seeing them.”
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

We stop here often so look for manatees. I've never seen one but many others have. ample free parking so stop and look

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

We drove 20 minutes out of our way to see if we could see them. We saw a few of their backs. The water was very murky. This was not what I was expecting. We walked under the bridge to the marina area. About a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Great place to look for manatees in the cooler months. We saw several when we were there. One of the fisherman said he has seen dolphins in that area as well. Nice place to take a short walk or sit on a bench by the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We didn't see any manatees, but this made a nice rest stop for the hot day. There are plenty of benches. You can fish from the walk path.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank timmy2003
Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a great place to spot Manatees especially when it is cooler weather. Also, it is very pretty. There is a marina right near the observation area.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jfl0rian0
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We had a great walk around the water. But we didn't see any Manatee's. Still the boats that were in dock were fun to look at. Good exercise time.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank J R
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

A quaint neighborhood park along the waterfront in older, historic section of downtown Melbourne on East Melbourne Avenue near the train overpass. Noted as a manatee and wildlife observation area - never know which creatures will be there to view. Large, long stretch of area...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank ritas586
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Nice little park to visit, we were lucky to see some Manatees. Please obey the rules and don't feed them, someone had thrown several slices of bread in the water. Go during the day, the area seems to attract homeless resting on the benches.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Pat S
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Very nice park. No manatees today. Covered gazebo. Benches. Large walkway. Near railroad trestle. Downtown Melbourne. Pretty area. Peaceful and tranquil city park. Ample parking.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ritas586
Reviewed July 8, 2017

We made the mistake of going in the off season for manatee. Nice to see all the cool boats nearby. Would like to go back because I love manatees. Very good viewing areas from what it looked like though.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Angela W
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