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Ollie's Pond Park

#4 of 32 things to do in Port Charlotte Features Animals
18235 Avon Ave, Port Charlotte, FL
+1 941-625-7529
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To go or not to go

Due to the severe drought in the area Ollie's Pond has been reduced to a few square feet of water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean P
Farmington, Michigan
Gorgeous little pond ideal for morning or evening walks

We love Ollie's pond, always go there when we are in PC. You see lots of birds, turtles and almost... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“nature walk” (5 reviews)
“rainy season” (3 reviews)
18235 Avon Ave, Port Charlotte, FL
+1 941-625-7529
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to the severe drought in the area Ollie's Pond has been reduced to a few square feet of water surrounded by mud and weeds. Hopefully it was a historic visit and it will be replenished without major impact after the rainy season. There were...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Ollie's pond, always go there when we are in PC. You see lots of birds, turtles and almost every time we saw Alligators, lots of baby ones. Walk around is nice in the morning or evenings, sadly this spring due to the drought...More

Thank ChrisNY-DA
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I can see the potential for this being a beautiful pond area for water fowl, shore birds, reptiles, etc, however with the drought right now there is next to no water for them. We did see an eagle overhead, and the following in what little...More

Thank danhowdy
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We usually cycle around the pond on the roads, but it looked so nice, I decided to walk the trail. It is a nice easy walk, probably about one mile total. There is lots of wildlife, eagles, alligators etc. so walk and watch.

Thank weldmetal
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Nice place to take a walk and enjoy the scenery. We found a few geocaches here too which made it a plus.

Thank myralene
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Couldn't believe all the white pelicans, blue herons, woodstorks and other species (which I can't remember all of them). Also have a great walking path which some of the group went on but my husband had foot surgery so we were not able to participate....More

Thank joanheathland
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Most surprised to see so many birds in this location. There were countless white pelicans, many blue and white herons, several roseate pink spoonbills as well as osprey, coots and wilts. Whilst walking on the one mile footpath around the pond we came across a...More

1  Thank Timber238
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the tranquility and seeing all those White pelicans, storks, 2 eagles, many herons. Will surely go back. Only saw an alligator drag mark in the mud.

Thank Crissieb19
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Have been here before, water is very low this year. saw Wood Storks this year. And the Heron Nest ! We were here just about every day of our vacation. Nice to meet up with People and talk about birds and let the Dogs visit...More

Thank flemer
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Birders dream!! Gator signs posted--but we didn't see any. Lots of families walking. This is a good place to find pine cones!

Thank Barb S
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What is the distance of the circling path?
23 January 2017|
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Response from KathleenR_28 | Reviewed this property |
It is a mile.
Jo R
Are there washroom facilities in Ollie's Pond Park?
15 January 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
No and no porta potty. just a nice walk and view come prepared.
Lois H
Is it possible to use a wheelchair at the park?
15 July 2015|
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Response from Margie R | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely the path around is solid dirt. There are areas of shell but it's pretty solid underneath