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Grassy Waters Nature Preserve

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

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A natural Habitat for wildlife and plantlife.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Mark P
West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

Thank Mark P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Catie C
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

A nature preserve that serves as a water source for West Palm Beach is a surprisingly nearby peek at an unspoiled land. Long walks over elevated boardwalks are full of interest as you spy the reptiles and birds in a natural setting. Canoeing is possible as are guided tours.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Took family here one recent morning. The four year old wasn't too excited about it. The seven year old liked the boardwalk and the different things to see. I have been here and have seen few animals and at other times I have seen several, from snail kites to roseate spoonbills and alligators. Good for the nature lover. And it... More 

Thank Sunnydell1990
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I love the nature views here. The grassy waters, I believe are a part of the everglades park system and the lungs of Florida. I never tire of the beautiful water and sky views. It is far west of town, so a car is necessary. Take and hour or two to enjoy the walks and views.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I took my sister-in-law who was visiting from Denver so she could enjoy Florida's nature and wildlife. Sadly, we didn't see much wildlife (1 wading bird and that was it!). I see more creatures around a lake in the center of town. On the positive side, the boardwalks made for a nice walk.

Thank Kim449
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Right in the middle of West Palm Beach is a beautiful piece of the famous Florida Everglades, perfect for kids and free. Ad full variety of birds from Snowy Egrets to the majestic Blue Heron to the Cranes and Red Tailed Hawks be sure to bring a camera. Also be on the lookout for Gators, snakes, Box turtles, lizards frogs... More 

Thank Don L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice park. There is some highway noise at the beginning, but that fades away after you start walking down the path. The path is an elevated wooden walkway. It is completely handicap accessible. Right off the bat, we saw a 13 ft male alligator. Per the park employee, he likes living in the deeper channel by the... More 

Thank MelandGeo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is another of our wonderful open spaces maintained by the state. How lucky to have so many public places to enjoy. I like the view of the water as I hike on the trail. I didn't see much wild life but enjoyed the walk, especially the parts in the shade of trees. Scenic, beautiful

1 Thank Dorothy J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Grassy Waters is a must see place. It is a very unique natural area and shows the exquisite beauty of Florida. There are wonderful boardwalks that allow the visitors to walk deep into the grassy waters. This is the water catchment area for Palm Beach County. I use to go airboat riding with my father in this place in the... More 

Thank Mary Ann M

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