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“Great wilderness area” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve

Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve
Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in Eleuthera
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Preserve is operated by the Bahamas National Trust and funded by the Leon Levy Foundation. It was developed by Shelby White, trustee of the Foundation, in honour of her late husband, Leon Levy. The Preserve will be a living part of Bahamian history. It is the first national park on the island of Eleuthera. It is an environmental educational centre as well as a facility for the propagation of native plants and trees.
Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great wilderness area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012

The paths are well maintained and can be a bit rugged. Worth the wild view, I highly recommend it

Visited June 2012
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Great Neck, New York
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240 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Well done.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

They have done an excellent job of laying out native plants on lovely walks with knowledgeable labeling. Take a walk through the woods, you will enjoy it.

Visited May 2012
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San Clemente, California
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Interesting change from the beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2012

Easy, well-laid out foot paths through the mangroves take you to a wooden tower that provides panoramic views. Many plants are labeled throughout. Especially enjoyed seeing all the medicinal plants organized by type of disease! Amusing and interesting. Well worth a visit

Visited May 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin
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63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Get back to Nature”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2012

What an amazing place has been developed to preserve native plants, birds - all things Eleutheran. So worth a visit!

Visited April 2012
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Schenectady, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Must for Nature Lovers!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2012

The Levy Nature Preserve is an ambitious, fairly new undertaking. Most of the rich and diverse tropical trees and plants are natively there including the very impressive Mangroves and all manner of other growth. THe Visitor's Center and Education Pavilion, the walks, restroom facilities, and the Lookout Tower are all beautifully designed and constructed. For anyone who enjoys bird life or horticultural life —but not well-acquainted with the tropical varieties, this is a MUST SEE place. For anyone just looking for a diversion from sun, sand and water, this is also a fantastic destination.

Visited March 2012
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