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Emerson Point Preserve

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Address: Snead Island, Palmetto, FL
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+1 941-745-4801
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Nice trails, kayak launch

Went on a Friday afternoon in February. It was pretty busy. Lots of dogs, as it is dog friendly. Picnic tables, trails, place to launch canoes and kayaks.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Eufaula, Alabama
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Eufaula, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a Friday afternoon in February. It was pretty busy. Lots of dogs, as it is dog friendly. Picnic tables, trails, place to launch canoes and kayaks.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful park!! My sister and I hiked most of the trails on a Sunday in February. The boardwalk, tower and trails offered beautiful views. The parking areas were clean. The beaches were lovely.

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is lovely with a lot of historical things to see.. Nice shaded paths, great views of the Tampa Bay

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to kill some time on the way to the airport. This park is a spectacular little gem on the way to TIA or leaving. It has great trails with lots of little spots to explore! They have done in excellent job in preserving the history contained in this park! I would definitely recommend for anyone who might love... More 

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Cedar Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

We all loved the animal sactuary. Get up close and interact with animals. Donation only. The beach and dock are great for all ages with both shade or Sun. Clean and family-friendly.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

The trail is actually beautiful! I just wish it were longer. But, the view of the coast alone makes it worth a visit. The small beach offers a clear view of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. I also noticed many people with their dogs, so if you're looking for a pet friendly park, this one's for you. Oh, and the best... More 

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Rocky River, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot to enjoy some quiet time and nature. The paved bike trails are very safe, and there are not a lot of cars to worry about. The trails are mostly in the shade. The unpaved trails are mostly easy to bike as well. The welcome center has clean restrooms. The trails could be marked a little... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

This spot is amazing! Gives you views of the river, gulf and Skyway Bridge. Truly a special place. Nice little hill you can go up, sit on and take in the scenery.

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Bring your Picknick Baske, dogs 🐶 must be on leash. Good place to take walks. Lots of history. Florida @ its best .

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Bradenton Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Emerson Point park is a great place to walk or ride your bike. It has some great walking trails near Indian mounds and along the river. There is a small launch area for boats and a few places to drop in a kayak. There is also a nice size pavilion area for a break or a place to sit and... More 

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