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Osceola Schools Environmental Study Center

#47 of 84 things to do in Kissimmee Features Animals
4300 S Poinciana Blvd, Reedy Creek Swamp, Kissimmee, FL 34758-2814
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What a beautiful spot and it's so close to Kissimmee. We saw alligators, birds, an osprey feeding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ianbG7578UV
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Hidden Gem

Our family really enjoyed the nature walk. We saw seven alligators, and a few babies. Informational... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
MarieBryner
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Carbondale, Illinois
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4300 S Poinciana Blvd, Reedy Creek Swamp, Kissimmee, FL 34758-2814
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful spot and it's so close to Kissimmee. We saw alligators, birds, an osprey feeding it's young at the nest, lizards, butterflies, dragonflies, flowers and some huge old trees. Felt like we were seeing Florida before the Europeans arrived. There is a nice...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed the nature walk. We saw seven alligators, and a few babies. Informational visitors center was great. We'll be bringing our homeschool friends back to visit!

1  Thank MarieBryner
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Worth doing the tour with school age kids. You have to go down Poinciana Blvd. almost to the border and then turn right. There are signs along the way though.

Thank Venezuelanfamily
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This place is strictly an environmental studies center for the Osceola County School System. It also functions as wildlife habitat and observation post. You can go for walks on the boardwalk and take in the peace and quiet of nature while observing the wildlife. The...More

1  Thank Frank d
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Only open on weekends, but well worth the trip. Great Boardwalk, and educational display of birds and wildlife available

Thank twokuhns
Reviewed 23 February 2016

For the nature buffs, this is a must see spot. Boardwalk was shorter than anticipated, but loved it all the same. We saw a good sized gator catching some rays during our walk. the information center is very cool with lots of animals on display....More

1  Thank Ashlie T
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I went for a stroll and found this hidden beauty. Some parts were closed due to floods from the rain but we walked the boardwalk taking pictures and watching the natives. Place is definitely not for someone who can not handle nature...More

Thank Zealouzone
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Although only open to the public on most weekends, this place is worth the visit. It has an indoor museum but the real adventure is the boardwalk that goes into the woods and eventually out to Reedy Creek Swamp. Spring and Fall are the best...More

2  Thank AtleeM
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Although this can only be accessed by the public when school is not in session (weekends and holidays), it is well worth the trip. There is an environmental study building with many local animal/bird specimens to view and learn about and a butterfly garden right...More

5  Thank MaryAnnD223
Reviewed 15 February 2014

My family and I spent the day at the county fair in Kissimmee Florida. It is called the Osceola Fair and such a wonderful fair. This year is the 70th anniversary of the fair, This was our first time there and we will return again....More

Thank priscilla w
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Louise L
20 January 2016|
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Response from AtleeM | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge, however because this is a School Training site, the times when it is open to the Public are limited. Generally Saturday from 9 - 5 is best. They have a contact number (407) 870-0551 which is generally... More
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Response from AtleeM | Reviewed this property |
Osceola County Environmental Study Center 4300 S Poinciana Blvd · (407) 870-0551
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