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Indian Rocks Beach Nature Preserve

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A Great Walk through Nature

We enjoyed walking the boardwalk through the preserve and learned from the informative signage... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
George K
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Middleton, Wisconsin
Nice small preserve

We stayed near the preserve and found it by accident while walking past. The preserve is small but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BaliliP
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Farmingdale, New York
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Gulf Boulevard between 9th & 10th avenue, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed walking the boardwalk through the preserve and learned from the informative signage. Nice to have such a pleasant place near where we stayed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank George K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed near the preserve and found it by accident while walking past. The preserve is small but has a beautiful boardwalk through the mangroves. Just right for a stroll in the early mornings, evening or on a cloudy day. The park area at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BaliliP
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a short walk from our rented beach house; the nature walk is in a park with a playground and dog park. We did not see much wildlife ( some white ibis and little fiddler crabs) but the walk was pleasant and at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ellenkay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the short walk along a boardwalk through mangroves and other trees/plants. Boardwalk is well maintained... takes you out to open bay and circles back to starting point. The nature/botanical signage along walk were interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bluehighwaysPA
Reviewed 13 February 2019

A reasonable short walk on a well-kept boardwalk. We didn’t spot any wildlife (save 3 fish), but enjoyed the park.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jegrim
Reviewed 12 February 2019

You can relax here and its peaceful. Worth a quick visit and you can see turtles and some birds. Not a fancy place but you can relax there.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PeterHa1
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed a casual stroll through the meandering boardwalk though the mangroves and bay. There is plenty of parking and clean restrooms.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donf798523
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful little nugget in a populous area...an oasis from the beach. Dog walking park adjacent and a kiddie park. The boardwalk going through the mangroves was well maintained and there were stops along the way with environmental education signage. Only takes about an hour at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Beachysal
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Nice Nature Walk - Safe for Adults and Children - Free - I love Free - You will walk safely on wood walkway out to the Bay - lovely view

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kaatok
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Even though you pay to park here (by the hour), it was one of the most beautiful, quiet beaches I've ever visited. The beach was extremely clean, the pathways from the highway were well maintained, the parking area had benches to sit on after washing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Randy K
10 February 2019|
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Response from TangoForFun | Reviewed this property |
No definitely not! They patrol the area regularly and will ticket and tow anyone who is there outside of regular hours that are posted. Please be careful.
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Travelnut194
4 May 2018|
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Response from MFGiles | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely...but no alcohol.
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7 March 2017|
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Response from JerseyBeachcomber | Reviewed this property |
It's a nice little walk, about 15 minutes, to get out to the water. If you have a dog, the dog park has friendly people & dogs. Many locals come there every day.
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