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De Soto National Memorial

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75th St. NW, Bradenton, FL 34280
+1 941-792-0458 ext. 105
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We had a very enjoyable a roll around the trail. Our grandson was able to look for different... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Jack S
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Winchester, Kentucky
Wow, great place to relax and enjoy all the greenery

Well kept grounds and informative help when you want to question a tree or a bush. Very... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
maddie1064
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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“visitor center” (58 reviews)
“manatee river” (84 reviews)
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75th St. NW, Bradenton, FL 34280
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+1 941-792-0458 ext. 105
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"visitor center"
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"manatee river"
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"nature trail"
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"gumbo limbo"
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"living history"
in 11 reviews
"native americans"
in 21 reviews
"re enactments"
in 9 reviews
"minute film"
in 7 reviews
"chain mail"
in 7 reviews
"the national park service"
in 8 reviews
"spanish explorers"
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"lots of history"
in 13 reviews
"historical information"
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"history lesson"
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"a small gift shop"
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"nice walking trails"
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"small museum"
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had a very enjoyable a roll around the trail. Our grandson was able to look for different locations with a map and compass provided at no charge from the visitor's center and become a junior ranger. Not a big area but we'll put together....More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Well kept grounds and informative help when you want to question a tree or a bush. Very interesting and hope to visit again. Highly recommended, but walk earlier in the day.

Thank maddie1064
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went today with family. Nice walking trail around by the water and beach area. Interesting information. Daughter worked on and received her junior ranger badge. Recommend for a day trip.

Thank Kristen B
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

De Soto National Memorial has info on De Soto and how the spanish colonized Florida. The walking trails have some amazing views of the river and to the Gulf of Mexico. IF you are in the area I would come but wouldn't go out of...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place to get some excercise , you can't beat the views of the Water and the nature trails! I go here several times per month to get some walking in!

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The De Soto Memorial is a little piece of heaven. It is a combination of history and natural beauty that can satisfy everyone. It has a Visitor's Center full of local and State information including maps, and even a doggie water fountain for their 4...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

At the front of the park, there are small exhibits outdoors under huts. They have recordings that you can play and listen to an explanation of the history of the area. I did not go into the indoor part of this park because I had...More

Thank jench5930
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for the kids to see the real Florida and get some exercise at the same time. Also they have exhibits and a very interesting

Thank Steck2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very nice walk - it's popular spot - very informative. In late morning, lots of people with dogs. Still very enjoyable.

Thank Bob K
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We just did a short walk around and enjoyed having nature all around. Nice veiws. A good place to just walk around and learn about the area.

Thank Tazzie T
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