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Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

#1 of 36 things to do in Merritt Island Features Animals
State Road 402, (5 miles east of Titusville), Merritt Island, FL 32782
+1 321-861-0667
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Mosquito heaven

Beautiful place but due to over growth the mosquitos have claimed that territory! I went with my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ashley M
via mobile
My fun place!

Love this trail so much wildlife! Hundreds f different kinds of birds Gators galore it's a scenic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teri M
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Malta, Ohio
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This wildlife conservation park is home to more endangered species than anywhere else in America.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“black point” (61 reviews)
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State Road 402, (5 miles east of Titusville), Merritt Island, FL 32782
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+1 321-861-0667
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place but due to over growth the mosquitos have claimed that territory! I went with my mother, daughter (11) and son (8mo). As soon as we hit the over growth areas i was constantly smacking them off myself and my son. I eventually had...More

1  Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this trail so much wildlife! Hundreds f different kinds of birds Gators galore it's a scenic drive for sure never know what you might see from a duck to a wild boar ! Have a camera loads of picture opportunities

Thank Teri M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to spend a few hours...very good chance you will see some good size gators sunning themselves...pay attention when walking around especially near the waters edge. Quite a few birds..nice visitor center.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to take our family when they are visiting here as they get to see nature at it's best! Gators, manatees, turtles, and lots of birds. The visitor center is worth the trip to see and is very informative. We packed our picnic lunch.

1  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Florida in its best. Wild and beautiful. Great place to take the family, picnic, swim. Some hiking areas. Lots of birds. Love it

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice visitor center, informative displays. We saw many manatees in the park and drove many of the roads to see the park.

Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was terrific! They are greatly under used except for launch days. No one wants to pay the pass fee, so this.place stays nicely unbusy!!

Thank BellaBean109
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is a great, unusual wildlife refuge to visit. The Black Point Wildlife Drive is probably the best place to go, as the park is best viewed from a car. You can take part of the Cruickshank Trail to the observation tower, where you can...More

2  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Cool place to visit... Great scenery and fresh air. Fun place to take family and out of town friends

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Called in via a visit to Titusville to watch a 6pm launch from Cape Kennedy to kill an hour or two. No cafe but lovely little shop and staff so friendly and knowledgable. History of wildlife, manatees, 'gators Bobcats and rare birds only seen on...More

Thank Yeti1515
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thegreenster
6 May 2017|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
The best time to do the Black Point Wildlife drive, where I saw the most Wildlife, is first thing in the morning and 1.5 hours before sunset. I went both times. I went to the Canaveral Seashore for sunrise, which was... More
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susan2305
24 March 2017|
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Response from Kwest109 | Reviewed this property |
No, you would need to drive to it.
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SophiaNYC
16 January 2017|
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Response from kka22 | Reviewed this property |
Probably Daytona Beach is your best option. It is about an hour north of Merritt Island and has several places from which to choose.
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