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Wakodahatchee Wetlands

#1 of 66 things to do in Delray Beach Features Animals
13026 Jog Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-3801
(561) 493-6000
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Great place for walking and bird watching

This little gem is a great place off Jog Road to spend the morning watching birds, turtles... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sa n
via mobile
Love Birds? You'll Love Wakodahatchee!

This is a completely walkable wetland area with a raised boardwalk, it is also wheelchair... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Delray Beach, Florida
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13026 Jog Rd, Delray Beach, FL 33446-3801
(561) 493-6000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This little gem is a great place off Jog Road to spend the morning watching birds, turtles, alligators other kinds of wildlife indigenous to Florida. Never very crowded it's the kind of place you can go early in the morning and sit in one of...More

Thank Sa n
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a completely walkable wetland area with a raised boardwalk, it is also wheelchair accessible. It is 1/4 mile to the loop, which is 1/2 mile around, and then back out the same 1/4 mile you started on for a 1 mile walk. It...More

Thank Belafan
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our second visit and we loved it as much this time as our first. Lots of birds and dragonflies, wonderfully maintained boardwalks. Such a great place.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm there at sunrise every single day. Gates electronically open at 6:30 a.m. I walk the boardwalk and every day I see something new and wonderful. From flora to fauna this place is a must see for everyone. It is also wheelchair accessible but very...More

Thank boobooliki
Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gem, and free!! How often does that happen. Natural wetlands, you never know what you will see. Bird lovers paradise. Nice wide elevated deck walkway and plenty of benches and covered cabanas. Well worth the adventure.

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five stars! I am a photographer and lover of wildlife so it makes sense that I always plan a few visits to Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach. The atmosphere is very calming and peaceful. Nature is in full effect. Lots of birds, turtles, otters and...More

1  Thank miangelophotography
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was quite surprised at what has been accomplished here by the Palm Beach County water utilities department. Using treated waste water to rehydrate what was unused and barren land they have in essence created a wetland, I would even dare say a little piece...More

2  Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the summer months go early morning or evening. Great place to walk and take in nature. Very crowded in winter.

1  Thank ToriStone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An afternoon there will be the best day around Delray Beach . When you arrive you got free parking free entrance. You walk around bridges made from wood and visit the swamps. There is a couple of few ways to walk in this park, turtles,...More

1  Thank Gheefrenchie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to visit and take up-close photos of birds and other wildlife. A nice place to relax. Bring your camera, your binoculars, or just yourselves. A hat helps protect you from the sun. But there are no restrooms. A minor point, but one...More

Thank Brian Y
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Are dogs allowed? I'd like to walk out dog.
22 June 2017|
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Response from sendfield | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but I agree, it would be nice to take a nice quiet dog
What does admission cost??
27 April 2017|
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Response from leonard A | Reviewed this property |
unbelievably there is no charge
Is this handicapped accessible? If someone has difficulty walking are there places to sit and enjoy the views?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Carol H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is handicapped accessible. They have a few gazebos where you can sit.