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Peace River Wildlife Center

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3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6312
+1 941-637-3830
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Great Rescue Center

Love it... We've brought multiple wounded wildlife to this facility and there always so nice and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amber D
Nice Park on the water and Prestine Wildlife Center

The park is very nice w/ a great water view. Can bring a picnic, launch your boat or just explore... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jill Marie C
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Fort Myers, Florida
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“injured birds” (53 reviews)
“ponce de leon” (74 reviews)
“bald eagles” (39 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6312
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+1 941-637-3830
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love it... We've brought multiple wounded wildlife to this facility and there always so nice and helpful and we can call and get updates on how they are doing and etc which my daughter loves. It's nice to have a place with such caring staff....More

Thank Amber D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The park is very nice w/ a great water view. Can bring a picnic, launch your boat or just explore. The wildlife center is run totally by volunteers and they do a fantastic job! The animals are well cared for and the place is really...More

Thank Jill Marie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

You will thoroughly enjoy seeing wildlife at PRWC! Wonderful people doing great work with our feathered friends.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Fisherman's Village to walk around. Some volunteers with Peace River Wildlife had some owls with them to promote the facility and suggested we go for a visit. We went and were very surprised with the bird preserve they had. The mostly...More

Thank Crandallsplenty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Peace River wildlife center , it is free to the public but donation stations are present . The animals are well cared for & we truly enjoyed our visit !

Thank patti3374
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wildlife Center is always on our “to do” list when we have visitors. It’s very small but it is a wonderful place! The volunteers do an excellent job answering questions that people have. We were able to have an up close viewing of the...More

Thank 1117Carol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here at the end of a very hot day and was the only one here. One of the volunteers took the time to show me around and answer all of my questions. It is a great place that is going to be expanding...More

Thank pjh32256
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love going to Peace River and a visit to the wildlife center is always high on our list of things to do. This time, we met Blossom the Awesome Opossum, who was out with a volunteer handler. If you're lucky, Luna...More

Thank Bethany S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well done, well run, well worth a visit. NO FED HELP. Run on donations and volunteers. So many birds saved, rehabed, released. Those who wouldn't survive, have a home for life. We live here and take every visitor we have. PLEASE, come, enjoy, contribute. Just...More

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the small kids here and they had so much fun there are animals every were you look this place is really amazing a lot of birds and it makes it so much better being on the water all the staff were wonderfull. We are...More

Thank Teerry W
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Karen H
19 June 2017|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, only the gift shop is covered!
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Virginia F
11 November 2016|
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Response from MissouriVacation | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes by car. Follow Marion Street to the West until it ends at Ponce Park and you are there.
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Virginia F
11 November 2016|
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Response from SLanahan | Reviewed this property |
The Peace River Wildlife Center is 15.5 miles away from Burnt Store Marina and it's about 26 minutes to get there depending on traffic.
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