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Alligator Creek Preserve

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10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955-4702
+1 941-575-5435
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Nice time exploring with freinds

We visited the preserve on a Sunday and the visitor center was closed, which was not a problem for... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Jennifer G
Willard, Missouri, United States
Enjoy Florida's Natural Beauty

One of our goals while visiting Florida this year was to see an alligator in it's natural habitat... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
London, Canada
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10941 Burnt Store Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955-4702
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We visited the preserve on a Sunday and the visitor center was closed, which was not a problem for us because there wasn't a lot of people there. We saw a couple of tortoise, a black snake and birds. The paths were nice, well marked...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 11 November 2017

One of our goals while visiting Florida this year was to see an alligator in it's natural habitat. We visited Alligator Creek Preserve one very hot afternoon. The gentleman on duty there was extremely helpful and knowledgable about Florida's wildlife. There is a small store...More

Thank iCRUISEify
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The trails are well maintained and the wildlife is abundant for observing! It's a beautiful clean park and well worth visiting if you like nature and wildlife!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place if you like a hike. Trails are really trails between 1 mile to 1 1/2 miles long. Seen some wildlife including gators but it was midday so I am sure they were hunkered down from the heat. Visitor center was nice and cool....More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Stroll on in for some wildlife viewing. A must visit on well marked trails. Watch out for the gators though.You will see them.

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited here two different times and taking different trails each time. We saw armadillos, owls, alligators, eagle, turtle. Take the time and enjoy creation.

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I've taken the family here for years. When they were real young, we would just stop by to have a quick picnic to see the birds, alligators, and huge bugs. Now we are mapping out the Nature Walks. Bug spray is a must; we will...More

3  Thank ChatoStewart
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is an experience that you do not want to miss ! This place is just like being out of the busy world for a while. Beautifully managed, the trails will take you to the deep vibrations of Southwest Florida. It is Nature's Way all...More

1  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Nice trails. Mosquitos were bad so apply repellent before you head out on trails. We seen a couple of small gators in the ponds/lake and snakes on bridges and in tree's. Nice tropical vegetation. Gates were closed so we had park outside of the gate...More

Thank Carmen F
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We saw eagles, osprey, turtles, plenty of fish and a 6 foot alligator with a youngster in tow. The trails are tropical and well maintained. Friendly staff and very readable maps are a great help. This is not a zoo so be careful. Awesome visit.

Thank Tim C
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10 January 2017|
Response from ChatoStewart | Reviewed this property |
It is free, But donations are always welcomed. To donate you can give in the main office in the parking area. There is no pressure to give, no set amount. But I am sure every penny helps. :) That is my 2 cents.