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Grassy Waters Nature Preserve

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8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3300
+1 561-804-4985
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Nature at it's best

This is a beautiful ecosystem to see and enjoy. The walking trails are well kept, the staff are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Diego, California
Great place to have a short stop

The trails are not very long, but there is enough to see. Different animals, different type of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3300
+1 561-804-4985
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful ecosystem to see and enjoy. The walking trails are well kept, the staff are friendly and helpful. It is a great learning environment.

Thank BTPI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trails are not very long, but there is enough to see. Different animals, different type of plants and trees and a great view of nature! There is also a small visitor center with different temporary exhibition

Thank rmathijssen
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very well taken care of and fantastic views with great walk ways. Nice and quite just walking around and taking in the sights.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Pros: Nice boardwalk trail with lots of wild flowers, airplants/bromeliads, pond apples, and many fish as visible from the boardwalk. Also saw a juvenile American ibis and a cormorant. Located right in West Palm Beach. Cons: Closes rather early; at 4:30 pm. Tips: Take the...More

Thank RoapTripper3081
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Grassy Waters staff and their presenter added an afternoon presentation about the Everglades Ashley Gang to accommodate our large group. They were so helpful, even during Hurricane Irma's interference. Our entire group agreed it was our best get-together yet and all want to return...More

1  Thank joslin1939
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great place for peace and tranquility. Sit and rock in a rocking chair under a thatched hut. Enjoy the birds and wildlife.

Thank Clifford S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to walk through the entire preserve. Bring your camera, and sunblock! This is a beautiful area, and it is educational for children. This is also free, which is nice!

Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This would be considered a pristine wetland area. The staff and volunteers are very friendly! I enjoyed a canoe trip. We will go back without a doubt!

Thank n m
Reviewed 27 May 2017

fabulous boardwalk in to what the everglades used to be. In addition there are all types of walking and boating tours available

Thank happybiker54
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is an amazing place. It's beautiful and has a nice boardwalk trail with views of the park. Lots of people seem to go Kayaking over there. We stopped by when they were having a painting exhibit event in the main building - very cool....More

1  Thank Richard K
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29 December 2016|
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Response from ard0807 | Reviewed this property |
Canoes, but no bikes.
Tatiana B
26 June 2015|
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Response from dagpel | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have never seen canoes there. A beautiful walkway on stilts leads all around the place. They don't want the wildlife disturbed.
7 January 2015|
Response from Marci L | Reviewed this property |
Grassy Water Nature Preserves has no accommodations. They are a preserve with trails, canoeing and different events. I don't know the local hotels so I can't really help you there, however if you find a place to stay I can... More