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Daggerwing Nature Center

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Joined my garden group for an interesting presentation on butterflies and how different species are... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Bill S
Boynton Beach, Florida
Great for 4 to 8 kids

Went to see the baby alligators being fed. They're fed on Wednesday and Saturdays. Thursday the... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2017
Bethany Beach, Delaware
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

If you haven't been to Daggerwing recently... it is time to go. You will be greeted with the beautiful, well cared for, Butterfly garden, filled with flowers and butterflies on a sunny day. There is a Butterfly Guide Sheet at the front desk that you...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017

small nature center and an odd v-shaped walkway (I prefer a loop walk) with little to see. Park is nice though

Thank jorgensen2016
Reviewed November 2, 2017

I enjoyed my visit to Daggerwing Nature Center with a few birders that I know. We saw some northern parulas and a few other warblers. There weren't loads of birds, but it had a nice view and also had an interesting overlook tower. The nature...More

Thank Marcia A
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The Daggerwing Nature Center really gives you a great glimpse at osprey, woodpeckers, butterflies, wood storks, alligators, and a wide variety of bromeliads. If you really like being out in nature, there is a fantastic boardwalk that can show you a rare but beautiful sight...More

Thank JohnnyDoughnuts
Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is a boardwalk through an area with a river, many trees, and an observatory tower. In addition to this there is a building in which one can see many interesting animals. There are signs telling people all about the various plants. There are many...More

Thank 123Cindy123
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Venture walking through gardens and the boardwalk. Just beautiful relaxing time. Love that plants are labeled. Surrounded by nature

Thank Laura W
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Daggerwing is a small, yet personable, nature center. It is part of a very large park complex with a water park and many other amenities. While I wouldn't recommend a separate trip just to visit Daggerwing, an entire park experience could be great and easily...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Joined my garden group for an interesting presentation on butterflies and how different species are attracted to particular flowers & plants.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed April 26, 2017

This exhibition has an information center ,and a great nature boardwalk . Parking is easy and free as is admission . It's easy to get to , take Yamato road west to just about the end . There you will find South palm beach county's...More

Thank Jimmy D
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Went to see the baby alligators being fed. They're fed on Wednesday and Saturdays. Thursday the snake, Friday the screech owl. at 3:15 to 3:30 and no reservation required. Afterwards, we walked and along boardwalk and climbe up observation tower. We did see some huge...More

Thank Sparrowj55
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Amir B
April 6, 2017|
Response from tom K | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of a biking trail on the walking path.Could be in other parts of the park
Melanie W
March 29, 2017|
Response from cattiques2010 | Reviewed this property |
I only saw the boardwalk and a adjoining sports park.
leslie s
February 19, 2017|
Response from tom K | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, but have it on a lease and call prior to going to confirm. There is park right next to the entrance of Daggerwing Nature Center and there would be lots of room to roam. Check first