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Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

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1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-4657
+1 727-893-7326
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“lake maggiore” (17 reviews)
“tram tour” (16 reviews)
“birds of prey” (13 reviews)
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1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705-4657
+1 727-893-7326
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love this place for family or couples visit. Nature and convenience. Bring the bug spray and your tennis shoes

Thank Joy J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is an amazing place in the middle of St. Petersburg to view the wild life of all kinds. There is an area where they take care of injured animals and a guide who will tell you all about the animal and their habitat. A...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is an excellent city owned facility with educational displays, a bird of prey aviary, and ranger led tours by tram or on foot. An excellent view of Florida ecosystems

Thank Sandra V
Reviewed 31 August 2017

One of the few parks with a trail HILL in the area..look for the large Dinosaur sculptures made from car parts here and there along the trail. The nature museum is very nice too ! I recommend a visit to Boyd Hill !

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Much of this nature preserve is open land and small lakes where you can see wildlife including alligators just lying on the ground near-by (can't let the small kids wander off by themselves). They also have an indoor area with some very interesting exhibits and...More

Thank JohnTampaBay
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The trails are amazing and a great display of Florida's natural landscapes. The gator babies off the boardwalk were truly a special treat. The children loved the resuced raptors. A day for the memory books.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is a 245-acre protected area located on the shores of Lake Maggiore at 1101 Country Club Way South in St. Petersburg, Florida. It originally was a zoo and botanical garden but has since evolved into a mosaic of natural habitats and...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We went on the tram ride.....our volunteer driver was so much fun, Dave, he showed us far more than we would have seen on our own and then some. Alligators, wild birds, trees/flowers, I loved it.

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit which taught us about the nature and wildlife in Florida. We took the tram tour and the guide was knowledgeable and showed us what to look for when scouting for animals. We saw some juvenile gators and gopher turtoises, a racoon and all...More

Thank Johanna M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I'm looking forward to go back when it is a bit cooler since it was about 90 degrees today. I still enjoyed the walk but there was not quite enough shade to make it tolerable in the Florida summer. It is a good sized park...More

Thank Janna64
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Response from Chrisjazz | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed. And wouldn't be fair to the dogs or the resident critters. There are bicycles allowed. So if you're planning some time away from your dog, you can make it a bike outing, too. Enjoy.