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McGough Nature Park

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Nice Nature Park

Kids have great fun feeding the turtles, watching the birds and other animals and playing in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Il
Discoveries for all ages!

This park continues to renew it surroundings keeping it interesting every visit! The choices seem... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Tina W
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“turtle pond”(16 reviews)
“birds of prey”(15 reviews)
“turtle food”(10 reviews)
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11901 146th Street North, Largo, FL 33774-3346
+1 727-518-3047
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kids have great fun feeding the turtles, watching the birds and other animals and playing in the park on the zip line. Volunteers walk through the park carrrying animals that are in their care explaining detailed information about the animal. Nicely shaded park on a...More

Thank beezdee
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This park continues to renew it surroundings keeping it interesting every visit! The choices seem endless. If you just want to relax and stroll through the beautiful trails, feed the turtles, admire the community garden efforts, or if you have a bit more energy and...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We went here as something fun to do that wasn't the beach and we weren't disappointed. I would suggest going to the office area first and getting a map. We just kinda walked around on our own but we still figured it out. I would...More

Thank sign101d
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This park is a real gem. I learned so much about the animals and to get so up close with these wild animals was amazing. Recommend this park for all ages.

Thank alexandra1954
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This nature park in Largo, FL is a hidden gem. They have a raptor program that takes in injured birds of prey. Also, the program has a component that has veterans working with the birds as a rehab tool. There are walking trails down to...More

2  Thank smg12657
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This place is free! It runs on donations only. Its truly a gem. The staff are super friendly and knowledgeable about the animals. We have a 16 and 9 year old and they loved it. They have a lot of birds and reptiles to see....More

Thank Mitch R
Reviewed 6 June 2018

On Sunday, June 3, Leo Cain and I visited McGough Nature Park. We visited once before, but we didn't have cameras, and wanted more info about this nature preserve, near the Largo side of the Walsingham Bridge. I've been in Clearwater for 12 years and...More

1  Thank samurisam2018
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Otherwise known as the Turtle park. Beautiful grounds with Turtles you can feed, owls, and Eagle and other Birds. There is also a great Educational Nature building with more owls, reptile, turtles and reptiles. The playground is new and innovative. There is also a nature...More

2  Thank Rdpage2
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Never knew this place existed. Well worth the drive. Feed the turtles, watch the otter, see the Eastern Screech Owls, Great Horned Owls, Barred Owls, American Kestrals, snakes, lizards, Red-Tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawks and Sarge the American Bald Eagle. We brought our two year old...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 21 May 2018

What a wonderful surprise to find this park. The first thing we encountered was the beautiful turtle pond. It has a large variety of turtles and visitors can purchase special turtle food to feed them. Inside the nature center we found 2 cute Screech Owls...More

Thank mskitty14
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delaney s
7 August 2018|
Response from sign101d | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know. I’m think they would be but we didn’t see any while we were there. Call them. They are super friendly there.
10 August 2017|
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Response from Marc S | Reviewed this property |
Go to a pet store and get some kitten milk and a nursing bottle. Get it some fresh lettuce and small prices of melon, berries, carrots, etc. if it's old enough to eat it should be fine. If you keep it a while, give it a... More
4 March 2017|
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