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Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

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“lake maggiore”(18 reviews)
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1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-4657
+1 727-893-7326
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

The boardwalks give you an unusual view of downtown St. Pete that is fantastic. They also have a collection of wild predator birds worth visiting

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Lovely way to spend a few hours walking the trails . $6 admission . The trails are marked and easy to follow . We did see two crocs and a Bald Eagle . Also a couple of rather too large spiders in their webs !...More

Thank jakko63
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Lots to enjoy: many trails, gators, turtles, butterflies, flowers, birds, lovely lake, metallic sculptures, and an interesting gift shop with small museum-type displays. There is an area that has caged birds of prey that are healing or physically unable to be freed. Many tours and...More

Thank lilysparrow
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We were in St.Petersburg bringing my daughter to college. We were meeting up with some old friends for the day and though this place might be fun. We went on the alligator hike. We were told they could not promise that we would see gators...More

Thank neokids1996
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Lots to do and see but try and avoid the trails in the hottest part of the day. The indoor exhibits are great as are the rescue birds. Huge variety of trails and lots of wildlife. Only 3$ dollars for adults to get in -...More

Thank Andy b
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My family visited Boyd Hill Nature Reserve last week. We went on the Tram tour with a guide. She was wonderful. The highlight of the tour was seeing a baby alligator. I recommend this for anyone who is interested in Nature.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Great place to hike, see wildlife and birds. Well maintained and they have birds of prey in habitats. The lake is beautiful and lots of little gators to see. You can ride a mountain bike on the trail too!

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I decided to try something new in the St. Pete area and came across the nature preserve. They have 1:00 tram tours daily. The tour and guide (Kimberly) were excellent and educational. We saw birds, tortoise, alligator, fish, butterflies... well worth more than the 5$...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 12 July 2018

If you are definitely in the Tampa Bay area you would want to visit this place as it also has lots of wildlife like alligators, squirrels, and raccoons walking around. The admission to get in is three bucks I believe but it is way worth...More

1  Thank Monroe S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I had tried visiting on a Monday but they were closed. Glad I was persistent and went the following week. It is incredible that a place of such beauty is in such close proximity to downtown St Pete. Super relaxing and paths bring you along...More

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Chrisie T
3 March 2018|
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Response from ebdb627 | Reviewed this property |
Boyd Hill is great (read my review), but Sawgrass Lake (also in St. Petersburg is even better. Check it out!
22 March 2015|
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Response from Chrisjazz | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed. And wouldn't be fair to the dogs or the resident critters. There are bicycles allowed. So if you're planning some time away from your dog, you can make it a bike outing, too. Enjoy.