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“Great for bird and nature lovers.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands

Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands
Ranked #3 of 67 things to do in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Orlando, Florida
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great for bird and nature lovers.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2012

Part of the water filtration system for the County, the wetlands are a series of large ponds with sand packet roads great for walking and biking. You can drive, but you miss the best parts. Photographers love it for the birds, and occasional otter and alligator sightings. Peaceful and quiet.

Not recommended for those who want action, video games, noisy vehicles, etc.

Visited March 2012
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Palm Bay Florida
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67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Wetland habitat close to town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

In the winter I take all of our visitors to see the thousands of water fowl, gators, hawks, birds and even bald eagle at times. No saftey fences here, so be carefull . Live and let live. Best free activity around

Visited February 2012
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146 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Birds,Birds,Birds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

We came and found an aboundance of feathered friends. Great blue herons,Buffle head Mergansers,Northern Shovelers,Grebes,Snowy whites, Alligators,Eagles,Hawks,Osprey...and the list goes on. We did not see the Sand Hill Cranes but if you stop at the I-95 rest stop they sometimes come to get some vending machine coffee:))) no lie :)

Visited February 2012
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