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Moccasin Lake Nature Park

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Address: 2750 Park Trail Ln, Clearwater, FL 33759-2602
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+1 727-793-2976
Today
06:00 - 18:00
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Thu - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 17:00

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Nice shaded Boardwalks!

Really nice shaded park with great Florida oaks. The boardwalks winds their way thru the trees and give you a feeling of what Florida was like 100 year ago. The peacocks are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Donald W
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice shaded park with great Florida oaks. The boardwalks winds their way thru the trees and give you a feeling of what Florida was like 100 year ago. The peacocks are showing their colorful feathers this time of year.

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North Augusta
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Excellent rescue, rehab, release park. Wonderful nature park to walk through. Peacocks everywhere! Staff helpful and informative. Only complaint is hours of operation, but it is volunteers and park is free (I wanted to go on Tuesday but rearranged other plans in order to see this park, glad that I did).

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1 Thank Judy H
Mississauga
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This facility rehabs injured wildlife and features a boardwalk thru the forest and swamp. Check out the caged birds of prey.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed as it is in disrepair. We did however appreciate the attention to helping injured wildlife. We would have liked to have seen signage more appropriate and some things weren't even labeled. The nature trail is beautiful though and we saw many birds lizards and a toad before we got to the pond where the big gator was... More 

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1 Thank 33Heather65
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Don't let first appearances scare you away. This is a little hidden gem. It has a small inside area with some live snakes, turtles, frogs, spiders...and some stuffed local wildlife. Outside there are several birds of prey to see (Penelope the bald eagle, Elvis the vulture, a couple of falcons and several different types of owls), we were there for... More 

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1 Thank KarenNTom
Oldsmar, Florida
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Aside from the nature aspect, there are also lots of planned events. Take a walk on the wild side and bring a bagged snack.

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1 Thank carynjoyb
Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia, Canada
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Visited early in morning. (Opens after 10am) Peacocks x 2, Bald Eagle a Black Vulture and a (Red Tailed?) Hawk. Wild Alligator sunning on sand-bar in lake seen off of wooden wharf/pier. Place is being totally re-furbished, but worth a visit for an early morning walk and a coffee. A few turtles in pond(s), but not Busch Gardens or Lowry... More 

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2 Thank Lee C
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I expected more nursed or injured animals at this facility .it has the potential .and it should be used .I dont know if either it isnt know to more wild life officers and the public/ volunteers.in the area .but the place was basically empty.a shame of course its a great facility.and plenty of volunteers. I would if they needed me... More 

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Mason
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175 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled across this little park while exploring clearwater after Sunday brunch. What a great surprise! This municipal park is free to the public and is tucked away in a residential area. The have lots of tree/Moss covered trails, but the highlight is the bird displays. They have a dozen or so native birds of prey on... More 

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2 Thank Jim K
Halifax, Canada
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We really enjoy this park; bird watching, sighting alligators and a small aviary. It is a real gem and an easy walk. Wheelchair accessible paths.

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