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Daggerwing Nature Center

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Great nature center but the trails out back need some updating

The Daggerwing Nature Center is nothing short of spectacular. You really don't expect the inside... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Baltimore, Maryland

This is in our neighborhood and my daughter volunteered here one summer. It's great with lots to... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Boca Raton, Florida
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11435 Park Access Road, Boca Raton, FL 33498
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Daggerwing Nature Center is nothing short of spectacular. You really don't expect the inside of a local nature center to be done so well. The displays were so well done and so innovative. The staff was helpful as well. The trails out back are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mttaylor9
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is in our neighborhood and my daughter volunteered here one summer. It's great with lots to see and experience. And it's in South County Park so plenty to do on your visit!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 64JFT64
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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank res5137
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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Bill S
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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