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The Celery Fields

#22 of 143 things to do in Sarasota Features Animals
Palmer Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240
+1 941-861-5000
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Meditative, Athletic, a Perfect Stroll...

We planned to go to Big Cat Recue and I saw that a place called Celery Field Park was next to it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Best place to get away from the hustle and get in a hill climb!

We love getting exercise by walking and this wonderful place has it all. Probably the only hill... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sarasota, Florida
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Palmer Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34240
+1 941-861-5000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We planned to go to Big Cat Recue and I saw that a place called Celery Field Park was next to it. So, why not go take a look? So glad we did! When you arrive, you see a very big hill in the center...More

Thank ManondB
Reviewed 6 days ago

We love getting exercise by walking and this wonderful place has it all. Probably the only hill climb in Florida, plus you can enjoy migratory birds on both the upper and lower walks.

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to run or walk and bird watch--We call it "Lions' Roar Hill from the nearby big cat sanctuary. climb the hill and listen to the lions roar at feeding time (4-5 PM).

Thank Juan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If looking for birds, go early in the day. If looking to exercise at elevation for florida go anytime. Audobon center very helpful. good parking

Thank dhkessler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celery fields is a water shed management area, turned bird sanctuary, turned extensive walking, hiking trails area, exercise area for the fitness folks. BUT ... CAN YOU BELIEVE IT, THE CITY FATHERS ARE ACTUALY THINKING, PROPOSING TO ALLOW A RECYCLING PLANT TO BE BUILT RIGHT...More

2  Thank foodone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Celery Fields is one of my favorite spots in Sarasota. We like to walk the dog in the early mornings on the weekend and get a good workout in the evenings running up and down the big front hill. The dog likes the grass...More

1  Thank Crispy12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of bird watching opportuinities, Audubon Society has erected a viewing pavallon. Tallest hill in the area, so its great for sunset, plus a real cardio experiance. Trails abound. Remember its warm in the summer so early in the morning is recommended and bring water...More

1  Thank sarslim
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The Celery Fields are a wonderful preserve for many kinds of birds. Large & small. Song birds and raptors are all there and it is a comfortable place with boardwalks. Take your kids for an education. Go about 7:30 am to see the smaller birds...More

Thank 8elliecooks
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Need an escape from the flatlands? Celery Fields in Sarasota is a fun place to hike around. Thirty feet of elevation can be enough to get your heart going but you'll need quite a few laps to get a real workout. A neat side note...More

Thank BogDogs
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went to the Celery Fields (the boardwalk, not the hill across the street) in early evening three times during our visit. Not as many birds the last time because it was a bit windy. But the second time was amazing. I am not the...More

1  Thank culturevulture45
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Is "Celery Fields" a dog friendly attraction? I would like to bring my well trained dog there for a walk.
16 April 2017|
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Response from AllSpin | Reviewed this property |
Yes, perfect and flat too!
What is the origin of the hill, was it a garbage dump
3 June 2016|
Response from lori b | Reviewed this property |
A History of the Celery Fields This article was adapted by Arny Rawson from History and Agriculture in Sarasota County Florida, published by the Sarasota County Fair and Sarasota County Historical Commission, 1976. From... More
Colby C
Can I bring my dog here
22 January 2016|
Response from Kimberly H |
Yes, dogs are allowed