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Black Point Wildlife Drive

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Peaceful nature drive

A simple peaceful loop around a nature preserve. It is random what you end up seeing, but I did see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Lots to see

Nice drive with plenty to see. Go slow and be sure to make a few stops and really look around... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Cupertino, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A simple peaceful loop around a nature preserve. It is random what you end up seeing, but I did see a lot of interesting birds. There are a couple small walking trails as well; that is where I ended up seeing a gator in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jeanki
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We went the last week in October around 9 am on a Saturday. We saw one or two blue herons and a few white herons. No other birds or wildlife. We had expected to at least see more birds and possibly a few alligators, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janie B
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Nice drive with plenty to see. Go slow and be sure to make a few stops and really look around. Parking is $10 and self pay so have cash.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kerwin12stymey
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Started my trip at 7am and watched the sunrise as I drove the loop. I had the place all to myself for a while. There is a $10 admission fee (for the vehicle, not per person) if you don't have a Federal Park pass. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 688miches
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We were able to spot a few gators, but besides that it was mostly birds. Although, I did enjoy the drive. It was nice to see the natural side of Florida- (we were vacationing in Orlando). We went in October very late afternoon, around 5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cbenthal
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great place for Gators, following people who never saw a bird before... some need to get a life... little stones stick in my tires

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Allen W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Always enjoy a trip to Black point. Got some good photos of birds and gators. Make sure you have cash to pay at the entrance. It is on the honor system $10

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

If you take this drive, go very slowly in order to see the birds and scenery. We were disappointed that some of the viewing stands were closed, for no apparent reason. This drive is not worth the entry fee unless you are going to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank FamilyVacation3151
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I have been on the drive where I couldn’t capture everything that was going on and other times when you drive through and see a duck. It’s the time of year, the time of day and otherwise luck! It’s beautiful in the late winter/spring time....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank niteowljune
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Since our last visit in February the waters on this trail were certainly a lot higher giving the incoming birds more opportunity for feeding but there were still not a lot about. Egrets, a couple of spoonbills, heron, a few duck, cormorants and moorhens plus...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dennis P
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Kristen P
3 April 2018|
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Response from heidibyogi | Reviewed this property |
The earlier the better for bird watching - although we have been midday and still saw great birds- just not as many.
Marta V
10 January 2018|
Response from Indiana2018 | Reviewed this property |
I did it in a mini van. wasn't all that bad. plus everyone goes really slow. shouldn't be a problem at all. don't remember many pot holes.