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Sawgrass Lake Park

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Address: 7400 25th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-5630
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+1 727-217-7256

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Since I moved to St. Petersburg, this has been the only park that I keep coming back almost every week. It is free, and also has free parking. Clean bathrooms and a very nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Graciela M
St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Since I moved to St. Petersburg, this has been the only park that I keep coming back almost every week. It is free, and also has free parking. Clean bathrooms and a very nice covered pic nic area. It could take you around 2 hours to walk the trails, keeping in mind that you will stop to take many pictures... More 

1 Thank Graciela M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the day here. Beautiful nature walks and plenty of great spots to stop and have a picnic. So much to see, Aligators, turtles, Snakes, birds and bugs all up close and it's completely free!

Thank Emma D
Gilbert, Arizona
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great activity to do with the kids. We spent around 2 hours walking through the park and were able to see incredible sights! The entrance is a little unassuming, but that just adds to the mystique of what Florida parks have to offer. I'd definitely come back if I find myself in the neighborhood again.

Thank scott m
Granite Bay, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with this lovely park and kept exclaiming that we were surprise entry is free. The boardwalks and facilities are very well maintained. We saw alligators, herons, egrets, anhingas, lizards, etc. The park is beautiful, and the boardwalks are shaded by many trees and offer plenty of shaded benches for those who need a rest. I would... More 

Thank Kathy S
Dover, Delaware
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in St. Pete early (everything opens at 10 am, it seems), so we enjoyed a quiet stroll in this park, along the boardwalks. Nesting birds, lizards, turtles and several locals enjoying their morning power walk. Quiet, peaceful, well maintained....a nice park.

1 Thank PappyBob
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up in St Petersburg. As kids we used to go to Sawgrass Lake for adventure. It was wild, beautiful, Florida "jungle". I'm very pleased to see this has become a park that preserves this unique old florida wildlife and fauna. Worth the trip.

Thank Gemjb
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice park to walking with small children to show then the nature. You can be sure to see alligators, birds. Turtles and fishes

Thank Andreas C
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sawgrass is a great park for people of all ages! There are boardwalk paths that lead to towers with a beautiful view great for watching the sunset (or sunrise if you're an early bird)! There isn't a ton of wildlife, but you may find some alligators or armadillos! There is also the option of going off the boardwalk and following... More 

1 Thank Alyssa P
Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are avid backpackers and we enjoy visiting various parks in each city that we visit. This little hidden gem is a really beautiful park. With the lake providing an array of birds, the alligators and their babies, all the way to the far back of the park that offers a home to armadillos. The landscaping is... More 

Thank Melinda J
Tampa, Florida
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371 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This park has a nice boardwalk through the marsh and wetlands, and we always see several gators. It's mostly shady, so it's OK to go in the summer. too.

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