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Address: 13208 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL 34241-9546
Phone Number:
+1 941-361-6511
Today
08:00 - 18:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:30
Description:

One of the original Civilian Conservation Corps parks.

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Beautiful park

Definitely worth a visit. There are many hiking trails, cute canopy walk, and bodies of water with abundance of wildlife. The vegetation is stunning, any wildlife & nature... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. There are many hiking trails, cute canopy walk, and bodies of water with abundance of wildlife. The vegetation is stunning, any wildlife & nature enthusiast will enjoy their visit - recommend!

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Riverview, Michigan
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful State Park. Have been here over Christmas the last three years. So much to see. If you are a nature and bird lover, this is the place for you. We took the scenic tracker/tram ride, which was very educational and fun. The alligators always make a great photo opportunity. So much to do and see in one day. Many... More 

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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Alligators in their natural habitat pretty cool to see! Trails are really cool. Bridge was fun and tower was pretty cool.

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sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ended up going here a couple of times when the weather changed a bit. took the bikes, great riding around the roads, no hills. Went on boat trip and very informative , was going to go on the canoes as well but water levels down so couldn't go down the rivers which we want ed to do, so will... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very well maintained state park with lots of hiking and biking trails. Food is average but good for a snack.

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Bancroft, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the boat tour and walked around the park near the water. Unfortunately the day we went was over cast and we didn't get to see a lot of alligators but we got to see about 6 or so. We also got to see a bald eagle and flamingos and tons of birds.

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Wareham, Massachusetts
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to take the famliy and explore.Boat rides and much to explore on foot. Small gift shop,ice cream. You can spend the day.

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Paradise, Canada
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157 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our drive in we seen four alligators soaking up the sun on a river bank. They were really big. Once we took the boat tour we only seen a couple swimming around. We sat in the last row of the boat, not a good idea. There was a lady in front of me who never stopped talking for most... More 

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Temple Terrace, Florida
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took friends on Air Boat Tour and saw a host of alligators on the shore and swimming in front of the boat. Truly gives you an experience of Florida, rather than the amusement parks. If you don't like nature, then this is not the experience for you--otherwise, the Boat Tour is excellent. Be aware that there will be times that... More 

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Ontario
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time today.... seeing and learning more about Florida's history, ecological makeup and the natural habitat of alligators, The tram ride narrated by Nick was so very informative and entertaining. The boat ride relaxing and just thoroughly enjoyable. We also had lunch of alligator bites which was delicious. The Canopy of Trees was worth the walk and... More 

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