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Another hidden gem.

Perhaps I'm just spoiled by the trails in the Treasure Coast, but we stumbled upon this one, when... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Florida Hiking

I was able to hike the trails here before the summer rains came. Trails are well marked some run... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
Glendale, Arizona
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Mar 5, 2018
“Another hidden gem. ”
Jun 21, 2017
“Florida Hiking”
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8551 Carlton Rd, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34987-3222
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Perhaps I'm just spoiled by the trails in the Treasure Coast, but we stumbled upon this one, when our GPS led us astray, trying to find another trail. This one was a great substitute.

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

I was able to hike the trails here before the summer rains came. Trails are well marked some run beside canals inhabited by alligators of various sizes. You can see cattle in the distance along with lots of birds. Hiking in May was hot and...More

Thank 411margaretb
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The Hammock Preserve is a beautiful and peaceful area off Carlton Road. If you go in the summertime it is best early in the morning. You'll see many species of beautiful butterflies and birds.

Thank dpoin21
Reviewed August 12, 2015

a great park to utilize photography shots. beautiful greenery and some water on a canal. of course be careful of the bugs, and mosquitos. you can hike thru the woods and also have a picnic.

Thank paws0810
Reviewed July 25, 2015

I have been on several ranger led hikes here. some hammock areas and reclaimed pastures. Mostly natural area, no facilities.

Thank Gary R
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nicely laid out trails, but parts may flood and/or be very soggy in wet season. Ranger-led hikes offered on occasion, by reservation. Location is a bit out of the way, and be sure you finish up before nightfall. Lots of varied flora and birds, and...More

1  Thank Quasimama
Reviewed December 17, 2014

I visited Paleo Hammock Preserve with friends. One is an avid birder and photographer. He selected this location based on input from local birders. It was very picturesque, quiet, with many different bird species. We were the only visitors at that time. To me this...More

4  Thank Leonard S
Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

I took my four kids here on a school holiday and we all enjoyed it. The trails are nice and open, there is a small tower to climb for a view, and there are many native plants. I was surprised at how few invasives and...More

12  Thank Deb L
Reviewed January 11, 2013

This is a wonderful walk. There are beautiful trees and flowers. Lots of butterflies are flying around! We even saw wild pig tracks!! Really enjoyed this!

13  Thank April D
Reviewed May 8, 2012

Paleo Hammock is tucked away to the West of I-95 in Saint Lucie County. When you live east of I-95, which most of us do over here on the east coast, heading west might as well feel like we’re heading into the old west. The...More

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Michelle U
August 29, 2015|
Response from paws0810 | Reviewed this property |
they opened in the morning around 9 - there were three times to horseback 9 pm one pm three pm