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Grassy Waters Nature Preserve

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Nature Trails, Family Friendly, Easy!

If you love the beautiful natural flora and fauna of South Florida, this is the spot for you. It is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RobinSing21
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Jupiter, Florida
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Nice boardwalk suitable for strollers

Enjoyed the board walk. The staff was super friendly. Free: binoculars and guide to help kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
421OlgaC421
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Greensboro, NC
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8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you love the beautiful natural flora and fauna of South Florida, this is the spot for you. It is a wide, easy boardwalk trail that allows you to see Florida’s beauty in safety and ease. I see families with strollers, don’t bring your pets,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RobinSing21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the board walk. The staff was super friendly. Free: binoculars and guide to help kids identify different plans and animals.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 421OlgaC421
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Grassy Waters is about as natural as you can get. The facility includes a nice little nature center with rotating exhibits that share a common theme - the history of Florida. This could be dinosaur fossils one month and Native American artifacts the next. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Callie S
Reviewed September 13, 2018

There are three separate walking trails in the park; two near the main entrance at the listed address and another farther away. The wetland feeds the water system for Palm Beech. The best and most accessible is a boardwalk of about 0.65 miles into the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Scott H
Reviewed September 8, 2018

If you want to see “old Florida” and don’t mind the heat. Grassy waters preserve is the water supply for the Palm Beach area the headwaters of the Everglades. The water is beautiful, the wildlife is gorgeous. You sign up for a guided tour with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Lots to see, raised boardwalk through much of the park, ample parking and restrooms available. Great place for families with well-defined trails.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank James E
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Make sure you do the canoe tours off season is best - they do alot of different ones and need volunteers - if we lived there I would volunteer here. It is my favorite place we visited and we went to all of the parks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jana T
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This is an incredibly beautiful place! Great for photography, meditation and mental relaxation. I go as often as I can.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dani D
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Headed to airport and stopped. Well run, free, very helpful, informative staff. Would have liked to stay longer. They gave us binoculars and a list of things to look for. Our granddaughter lived it. Didn't see a gator, but experienced where they live! Be sure...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Janet K
Reviewed June 5, 2018

A great place to see the healthy Everglades marsh. Lots of wildlife like birds, fish, and alligators. They offer canoe and kayak tours which are fantastic and are led by great guides.

Date of experience: November 2017
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jennitsu
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Jana T | Reviewed this property |
There is no need for bikes or roller skates - this is all a pier like walk way over the water - I would not like bikes it isn't that large to need a bike -
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Marion632
December 28, 2016|
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Response from ard0807 | Reviewed this property |
Canoes, but no bikes.
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Tatiana B
June 25, 2015|
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Response from dagpel | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have never seen canoes there. A beautiful walkway on stilts leads all around the place. They don't want the wildlife disturbed.
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