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Grassy Waters Nature Preserve

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Address: 8264 Northlake Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3300
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+1 561-804-4985
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Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Great for walking, biking

I went to Grassy Waters for a canoe trip guided by their staff. One and a half hour easy paddle with narration about the environment around you. Sightings of alligators, birds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Travl4funandbus
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Grassy Waters for a canoe trip guided by their staff. One and a half hour easy paddle with narration about the environment around you. Sightings of alligators, birds, fish, beautiful flowers and trees. There is a boardwalk for self guided hikes and paths for bikes. There was also a great exhibit of art painted by the Highwaymen.

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Thank Travl4funandbus
Baiting Hollow, New York
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to spend an hour enjoying natural south Florida's beauty. Nice boardwalk, double stroller friendly, different length trails for quick trips and longer

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fairfield, ct
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106 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

This Preserve supplies much of the water for Southern Florida and so is fascinating to walk through. it's quiet, tranquil and pretty. The visit takes 45-60 minutes and is worth it if you're in the area.

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Thank georgeandsheryl
West Palm Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

I love to come to the preserve to see what kind of wildlife we can spot and to get a good walk in. My son loves to go as well and we can make a great trip out of it.

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Thank Brittany M
Kissimmee
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

Very relaxing and enjoyable trails. Nice wildlife. Will be back and recommend to friends. This a great place for hiking or biking.

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Thank MichJorge
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Grassy Waters is great! Tons of beautiful scenery/woodsy areas. You run into A LOT of wildlife!! Great for Photographers to take photos!!

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Thank KimD2011
Gothenburg, Sweden
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

We went here right after the park had opened a Sunday morning, there where just a couple of other cars at the parking lot when we unloaded our backpack and camera. The two boys where a bit mixed excited-nervous of the possibility to spot a gator. We first explored the area around the boat ramp before we hit the trail,... More 

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Jacksonville, FL
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Very tranquil and naturally beautiful. Wooded water area. If lucky you'll see some wildlife. No pets.

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Thank TravelingLily
West Palm Beach, Florida
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64 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Walking paths, throughout the grounds, make for a very relaxing walk, and time to commune with nature. IT is a hidden gem in the city, but gives good viibes when you commune with mother nature.

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Thank Mark P
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is a very small area, that wild life gets so little room for birds and reptiles to make it their home. I am so sickened by the way they are building all around this wetland very little protection for the wildlife. Its very pretty , It is on Northlake Blvd and its very busy with cars going by. I... More 

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