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Turkey Creek Nature Trail

340 John Sims Parkway, Niceville, FL 32578
+1 850-279-6436
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A hidden special treat in the area

Want to take a break, cool down, get some exercise by taking a walk, learn about local flora and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Nice touch of nature

Great place to take in a touch of nature, nice elevated wooden boardwalk with benches along the way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Niceville, Florida
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340 John Sims Parkway, Niceville, FL 32578
+1 850-279-6436
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want to take a break, cool down, get some exercise by taking a walk, learn about local flora and fauna or swim/float down a cool spring-fed creek? Turkey Creek is the place to go. The City of Niceville has continually maintained and improved this park...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take in a touch of nature, nice elevated wooden boardwalk with benches along the way to rest. Swim platforms in several places (if you dare, there are aligators in the water).

Thank 98deville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend a hot summer day! Easy access and fun for the whole family. My kids loved it as did my wife and I.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quaint walk. Easily walked in 30 minutes if you don't stop to look at anything. Be aware to wear something very cool if walking in spring through fall. You can cool off in the water that surrounds this walk but it is...More

Thank D571QNtoddw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trail is just about 2 miles round trips. Let me just say this is the single cleanest park I have ever been to. I normally leave a park with a few stray bottles or pieces of glass. Absolutely nothing here. Kudos to this park...More

Thank Casey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed a pleasant walk on the boardwalk. The upkeep was good. Labels for some trees and plants were helpful.

Thank PalmTree49
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A nature boardwalk. Along the way signage describing the local flora and fauna. Lots of locals walking and enjoying the boardwalk that follows a somewhat winding and clear Turkey Creek. Several dock spots to enter the creek a water level. Always people swimming, tubing, kayaking,...More

Thank HEHodge
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were staying in the area and saw this on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. We spent a morning here. It was refreshingly cool for August. Plenty of parking. We were greeted by a volunteer who was kind and informative. The walk...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you loving walking and nature don't miss this. This beautiful boardwalk goes around the wetlands and in and around Turkey Creek. Enjoy feeding the turtles, watching the squirrels, and seeing fish. There are areas to swim. You can also take a bogey board and...More

Thank Niceguy4life
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Most people think of our area for its bays, bayous and beaches - but Turkey Creek is a cool spring where you can walk along and jump in the clear creek to cool off on a hot day. I love running it as it is...More

Thank NiceNancy59
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Melissa C
16 March 2017|
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Response from Cai53 | Reviewed this property |
1 mile one way. It has been extended in the past couple of years, from John Sims Pky entrance connecting to College Blvd entrance. Bathrooms at both ends, a good kayak launch at College Blvd end but I don't know where you... More
Mark R
31 July 2016|
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Response from imahappy | Reviewed this property |
It is free, everyday.
Glenn W
4 July 2016|
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Response from imahappy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, from time to time, & definitely some snakes & turtles.