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The Celery Fields

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Great place to go for, walk, relaxing, view is very peaceful. One person or the entire family can... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Nice place to bird and walk

We went to see this place while on vacation in Siesta Key. It was a 20-25 minute drive. they have a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
peacefuldb B
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“nature center”(14 reviews)
“audubon society”(13 reviews)
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Palmer Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240
+1 941-861-5000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to go for, walk, relaxing, view is very peaceful. One person or the entire family can enjoy the whole day there.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to see this place while on vacation in Siesta Key. It was a 20-25 minute drive. they have a very nice Audubon Center with a nice garden and bird area for those who just want to sit and look. There are 2 Boardwalks...More

Thank peacefuldb B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice uncrowded place for a walk. The mound give a decent view of the surrounding area. facilities are new and modern. Our dog liked the walk.

Thank e1949
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We love to walk or bike around the Celery Fields area. There's good parking, and also a nice new building with rest rooms. We love to see all the birds and enjoy being out in this beautiful spot. While walking at the top of the...More

2  Thank dove4all
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This old dump is now a park with a hill. The trails to the top are all dirt or gravel. Also, there’s no shade on the side of the hill getting up so it gets hot! There’s a restroom and drinking water at the parking...More

Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We try to walk a lot whenever we travel. We go to the celery fields to condition ourselves whenever we are traveling somewhere that has hills. The view from the top is nice, and an added benefit is one can often hear the lions and...More

Thank KurtSrq
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The Celery Fields is a 360-acre county park featuring restored wetlands where more than 200 species of birds visit each year. Two long boardwalks with covered pavilions and seats put you in good position to see a variety of wildlife in a beautiful, peaceful setting....More

1  Thank gfbutler1
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is the only hill in the area and it provides for a nice hiking experience. We went mid-day, so there were no birds around, but will be back some other time to enjoy this birding stop. Good place to work out.

Thank maggiegust
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A significant hill, rare in Florida, and trails for runners. A wetland area for birders, two different covered platforms with elevated walkways to provide access, staffed by Audubon Society members in the morning hours with spotting scopes and competent familiarity with the various avian species...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A waste of a decent hill. The only hill around this part of Florida. It's a shame the designers did not form the trail and hill more into a rolling hills running adventure. You basically just go up and then run the flat hilltop plateau...More

Thank Runswim
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Kimberly K
18 February 2018|
Response from hsbvim |
80 feet.
15 February 2018|
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Response from DrMike60 | Reviewed this property |
We have seen powered scooters there a few times, but it really depends on the weather. The trails can get pretty wet after a storm.
Linda S
11 January 2018|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 80 feet. Not too difficult to walk up, and the walking trail follows the perimeter of the hill, providing good views of the whole area.