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Gardens of Crandon Park

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The original zoo grounds

This was original zoo before Metrozoo Miami day. Very nice grounds to go walking strolling in... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
P3457XDjuanc
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Key Biscayne, Florida
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This is Miami's old zoo

They have made it into a park. Very pleasant to visit, you may see some varieties of animals... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
A C
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Florida
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27 May 2018
“The original zoo grounds ”
14 Feb 2017
“This is Miami's old zoo”
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This was original zoo before Metrozoo Miami day. Very nice grounds to go walking strolling in looking at the peacocks the roam freely on the grounds.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank P3457XDjuanc
Reviewed 14 February 2017

They have made it into a park. Very pleasant to visit, you may see some varieties of animals, including alligators;

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank A C
Reviewed 29 December 2016

All the buildings and structures were in disrepair. It seems as if the park was left to go into a very natural state. The birds, however are beautiful. Many peacocks, large heron type birds, and many other colorful birds plus lizards of different sizes. There...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank C7740XVjuliec
Reviewed 29 December 2016

On foot or by bike this can be incorporated as part of a nice bike ride or walk in the greater Crandon Park. Its right next to the great Crandon Beach Have been coming here since the 1970's and it still impresses. Within a few...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank mdwubu
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a very nice park to check out nature. Lots of birds, peacocks to watch. The park would be really nice with a little TLC, it has a lot of potential.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Me and my friend enjoyed walking through the Gardens of Crandon Park. We saw many peacocks, including a female peacock with babies for the first time. The flora was beautiful and you never know what you can see flying over. My friend thought that she...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Marcia A
Reviewed 21 February 2016

You can get close to peacocks, take pictures and if you're lucky enough they open their wings to see beautiful colors.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Miamismith305
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Lots of birds and mosquitos! A great place to rollerblade, bike, scooter, or anything else on wheels. Great paths to wander on or go for a jog (very flat terrain). Do not forget your bug spray.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Hurricane Betsy in 1965 flooded the grounds of the zoo, which was relocated to the current location, South of Miami. Some of the old cages are still there, but it is a nice place to visit: plenty of animals and birds, roaming undisturbed.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank CTTraveler56
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Easy to spot many life animals and birds in their natural habitat. We saw peacocks, cranes, iguanas, geese and much more in our brief 20 min tour. Picturesque landscape, well-kept and natural.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Gunjan A
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