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James E Grey Preserve

Plathe Road, New Port Richey, FL
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Wonderful place to take a walk.

Visited while here for 3 months. We like to take walks every day and this is one place that we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Helen S
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Natural Florida gem, right by beautiful Downtown New Port Richey

If seeing Florida in its purest state interests you more than theme parks, shopping and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa C
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“hidden gem” (6 reviews)
“kayak launch” (5 reviews)
“the river” (16 reviews)
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Plathe Road, New Port Richey, FL
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited while here for 3 months. We like to take walks every day and this is one place that we chose.Well worth exploring this place.

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If seeing Florida in its purest state interests you more than theme parks, shopping and professional sports games, come to the James Grey Preserve. This beautiful tract of unadulterated Florida will give you the sense that you are in a completely different space than the...More

Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This preserve is simply beautiful! It's a hidden gem of the area and provides visitors a chance to take a peaceful stroll though a very natural piece of Florida. The vegetation is eye catching and provides an almost Jurassic feel. It sits along the Pithlachascotee...More

Thank practicaltravellers
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Of course, this would be an amazing place for a hike or some time with your kids. I personally love it because I'm an amateur photographer and taking pictures of the endless nature that is James E. Grey preserve is a great way to practice...More

Thank ElisabethGaffney
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

It is so nice have see a place with so many events for the locals. But if you are a visitor it might want you to move here.

Thank Nece R
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were at this park in the spring of this year, when things were just beginning to look decent. There isn't much there except a wooden walkway, which is uncrowded and unspoiled. There is a pavilion toward the end of the walk, but it isn't...More

Thank John T
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

James Grey is a hidden gem. Usually pretty quiet there. Gorgeous walk through nature, by the river. Also a small launch for canoes and kayaks.

Thank Brittany H
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great morning to take a stroll on the boardwalk. Very peaceful and calming. We saw a manatee, ducks, turtles, and many squirrels. Nice park for younger kids and bathrooms were clean.

Thank dwilder21
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

A beautiful morning to stroll through this "new to us" experience. Difficult to decide where to start, we just park our car and begin to walk. The trail was filled with lush vegetation and geckos in plenty. Our trail ended with a nice covered dock...More

Thank Mamatoon
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My husband was bike riding near our house and found this little gem of a park. He told me about it so my daughter and I decided to go and get our walk in here. It was delightful. There is a really nice boardwalk that...More

Thank Carol B
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firetamer57
13 December 2016|
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Response from 5168pp | Reviewed this property |
We have seen manatee, dolphin, and alligator. The Cote river is navigable from the Gulf of Mexico to the Preserve so you might see all kinds of sea life.
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Scottb70
16 July 2016|
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I went down there today. Great LITTLE place but dogs are not allowed. Boardwalk is very shady and nice.
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