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Osceola Schools Environmental Study Center

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4300 S Poinciana Blvd, Reedy Creek Swamp, Kissimmee, FL 34758-2814
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Short but interesting

This boardwalk was really well done. We got to see the underbrush of a Florida marsh in its dry... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Shelley A
Great place to get a feel of the real Florida

The boardwalk through the cyprus swamp was so interesting. Take the time to really look and... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
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4300 S Poinciana Blvd, Reedy Creek Swamp, Kissimmee, FL 34758-2814
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This boardwalk was really well done. We got to see the underbrush of a Florida marsh in its dry state as well as the wildlife in a quiet river. It was really pretty, was a cool shady reprieve on a hot day. Too bad it...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The boardwalk through the cyprus swamp was so interesting. Take the time to really look and listen. You can see so much before you even get to the creek at the end. The cyprus trees are huge. It is hard to imagine that loggers walked...More

2  Thank ca4cha
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful spot and it's so close to Kissimmee. We saw alligators, birds, an osprey feeding it's young at the nest, lizards, butterflies, dragonflies, flowers and some huge old trees. Felt like we were seeing Florida before the Europeans arrived. There is a nice...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed the nature walk. We saw seven alligators, and a few babies. Informational visitors center was great. We'll be bringing our homeschool friends back to visit!

2  Thank MarieBryner
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Worth doing the tour with school age kids. You have to go down Poinciana Blvd. almost to the border and then turn right. There are signs along the way though.

1  Thank Venezuelanfamily
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This place is strictly an environmental studies center for the Osceola County School System. It also functions as wildlife habitat and observation post. You can go for walks on the boardwalk and take in the peace and quiet of nature while observing the wildlife. The...More

2  Thank Frank d
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Only open on weekends, but well worth the trip. Great Boardwalk, and educational display of birds and wildlife available

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Reviewed 23 February 2016

For the nature buffs, this is a must see spot. Boardwalk was shorter than anticipated, but loved it all the same. We saw a good sized gator catching some rays during our walk. the information center is very cool with lots of animals on display....More

2  Thank Ashlie T
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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I went for a stroll and found this hidden beauty. Some parts were closed due to floods from the rain but we walked the boardwalk taking pictures and watching the natives. Place is definitely not for someone who can not handle nature...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Although only open to the public on most weekends, this place is worth the visit. It has an indoor museum but the real adventure is the boardwalk that goes into the woods and eventually out to Reedy Creek Swamp. Spring and Fall are the best...More

3  Thank AtleeM
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Louise L
21 January 2016|
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Response from AtleeM | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge, however because this is a School Training site, the times when it is open to the Public are limited. Generally Saturday from 9 - 5 is best. They have a contact number (407) 870-0551 which is generally... More
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12 October 2015|
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Response from AtleeM | Reviewed this property |
Osceola County Environmental Study Center 4300 S Poinciana Blvd · (407) 870-0551
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