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Lakeland's swans

Lake Morton is a lovely spot to visit the numerous swans, geese, ducks, etc. that inhabit the lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
reise3
Beautiful birds of all sorts

We took my daughter's dog for a walk at this beautiful lake. There were the most beautiful black... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Jeanniejo1
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Fremont, Michigan
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“feed the ducks” (11 reviews)
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Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Morton is a lovely spot to visit the numerous swans, geese, ducks, etc. that inhabit the lake. We like to bring lettuce to feed them. There is no walking path along the lake, but there are some places to sit or have a picnic....More

Thank reise3
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We took my daughter's dog for a walk at this beautiful lake. There were the most beautiful black swans, white swans, gray swans & even some white swans that were black from the neck up. I'm from Michigan & saw some interesting birds that I've...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Worth a stop to see Lakeland's swans, along with pelicans, ibis, and ducks on a beautiful lake near downtown. Not a place to walk around (go to Lake Mirror or Hollingsworth for that) but a place to maybe feed birds, or sit on a park...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Very nice area to take a walk, ride a bike and peaceful. Plenty of swans and birds to see while enjoying the peace and quiet.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

nice area for a walk and therapeutic. Plenty of swan and birds to feed. Kids will have a blast. Parking on the side

Thank Bradley T
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The is a sister lake to Mirror Lake. Ducks, ducks, and more ducks. A nice place to relax and enjoy the day.

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lake Morton is a small lake on the south side of downtown. Its main feature are the swans - a least four species including black swans from Australia. I've counted as many as 125 white pelicans on a recent visit. Hundreds of water fowl from...More

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Went today and saw the swans and other waterbirds. Not much else to see there but we liked the feel of Lakeland. Went to a cool cafe in the so called "Historic" district. Interesting but small area. Munn Park also very small shaded picnicing area...More

Thank englishbrian2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This lake is right down the road from where we are staying. Haven't seen it yet but from what we have heard, it is very nice. Will probably go there tomorrow.

Thank Douglas N
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Too much duck and swan poop to walk Birds make a nuisance of themselves because people go there to feed them. Not a place to walk and its in a high traffic area

Thank moo17j2002
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Depending on your pace, about 30 minutes.
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They are nesting at different times and the city will then make sure to enclose their nests. It is a major thing and the city checks on them regularly to make sure that they are doing well. It is actually really beautiful to... More
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