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The Disney Wilderness Preserve

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If your not interested in nature this isn't for you

This wilderness preserve is meant for seeing animals and seeing nature the way it's supposed to be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
William F
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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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Take a break from the amusements for nature trails

The Welcome Center is very small - no gift shop - and there are are outside displays at the welcome... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
445sp
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Visitors can take the 3-mile nature trail hike or an off-road buggy tour to learn about the hundreds of wildlife species that are being protected by the Nature Conservancy at this nature preserve.
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2700 Scrub Jay Trl, The Nature Conservancy, Kissimmee, FL 34759-3501
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This wilderness preserve is meant for seeing animals and seeing nature the way it's supposed to be there are no attractions here. It is quiet and the trails can be wet in low lying areas the correct shoes should be worn. It's run by the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank William F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a walk a couple of days after it had rained all day so it was quite wet and we couldn’t get round the yellow trial. It’s a very simple and unspoilt facility near Poinciana. You park, sign in and follow the trial...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Neale1810
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The Welcome Center is very small - no gift shop - and there are are outside displays at the welcome center. This is a wonderful wildlife area for a good hike. You could easily hike for 1 mile or for 6-8 miles. There is some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 445sp
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Upon entering the Preserve which is run by the Nature Conservancy, I was impressed by how little "man-made" buildings were here. They keep this area very well maintained, offering several hiking trails, but be mindful this place does close at 4:30p. After you sign in,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank diztraveler
Reviewed 19 October 2018

no one does it like Disney. Great place for are grand lids. Lots to see and learn. It is one area in Disney were everyone is not rushing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We enjoyed the hike. Took the shorter path due to the heat, and soggy trails from all of the rain. Took the extra spur to see the lake, which was worth the view. Signs warned of alligators and venomous snakes at the lake. (Signs next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank davejanh2018
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Great place to visit with family, very interesting seeing and learning about animals. A must see and do,

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank andrespr1954
Reviewed 7 August 2018

lots of wildlife to see bumpy ride too quick, could use more time so you take take pictures guides explain everything well

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Letsplaygolf1
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Nice place to see nature and wild animals, specially birds. Very safe place where it is quite possible to take children. People very friendly.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank phil2121260
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This park was a real treat. Only minutes away from our rental property. There is an educational side to this park as well. Miles of well marked trails with a mix of sun and shade from tall pines. Unfortunately the only animals we saw was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Shelley A
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Michelle M
3 August 2018|
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Response from 818rickeyc | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if you can ride the trails inside Disney World. With the crowds, it may become a problem. People tend to just wander around and don't usually watch where they walk, and with a bicycle, that could be a problem... More
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Michelle M
3 August 2018|
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Response from Normu | Reviewed this property |
Yes you could, Mountain bike tires would be preferable
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Marc R
19 October 2015|
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No cost, donation box.
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