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We went early in the day to visit this park... It is a bargain, the only cost is a $2.00 parking fee. There were many manatees, adults and babies, swimming in the canal. You have to be patient but they do surface and swim fairly...More
Being a South Florida native and growing up with manatees, I had high standards for a park named them. We stopped by one chilly day (by a South Floridian’s standards) hoping to see a few manatees. The waterway was packed!!! Manatees flock to escape the...More
No entrance fee, just pay for parking. You walk around and see if you can see any manatees. Even though we only got to see a few bubbles and a few of them popping up for air, it was a good time, and a nice...More
Took the grandkids there on one of the coldest days last winter.. "tons" of manatees literally...lol There was a nice playground. great parking. Nice park just for an everyday visit, but you want to go on the cold days to see the manatees.. (They come...More
Response from LongIslandMabel | Reviewed this property |
I'm only in Florida in the winter (when I also didn't see any manatees in the park!) and my guess is that the manatees don't need to be by the power plant for warmth now because all the waters are warm in the summer.
Response from BusyMicheLady | Reviewed this property |
I was there in January when it was so dang cold - the manatees ARE there - but you can't really see them.....we saw a lot of BACKS and then noses poking up for air, but that was about it. They were trying to stay underwater... More
I was there in January when it was so dang cold - the manatees ARE there - but you can't really see them.....we saw a lot of BACKS and then noses poking up for air, but that was about it. They were trying to stay underwater & huddled up as much as they could to try and stay warm.