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Black Point Wildlife Drive

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Hwy 406, Merritt Island, FL
1800344
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Green Heron Nesting

There is always something to see if you open your eyes! If the wildlife is sparse there are all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy D
via mobile
Nothing to see it

Waste of time 578663778 after reading all the reviews we decided to go there , the add says... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Galo S
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Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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Hwy 406, Merritt Island, FL
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"wildlife drive"
in 21 reviews
"take your time"
in 14 reviews
"roseate spoonbills"
in 16 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 7 reviews
"wood storks"
in 6 reviews
"sand road"
in 3 reviews
"salt marsh"
in 3 reviews
"great shots"
in 3 reviews
"own pace"
in 5 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 7 reviews
"honor system"
in 6 reviews
"the loop"
in 7 reviews
"wild boar"
in 8 reviews
"great nature"
in 4 reviews
"bird watchers"
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"seven mile"
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"annual pass"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is always something to see if you open your eyes! If the wildlife is sparse there are all kinds of lovely wildflowers, bugs, and butterflies. We love our adventures at blackpoint!

Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Waste of time 578663778 after reading all the reviews we decided to go there , the add says lots of different animal ,butterfly, birds and more but guess what not even one animal around just water bushes and couple birds , there is more birds...More

2  Thank Galo S
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Our family comes here every year to see amazing wildlife like alligators, birds of all sorts, wild boars, etc. In 10 years of coming here, we've seen alligators every time, Take your time, stop often and take lots of pictures. It's a beautiful place to...More

1  Thank Anthony R
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Alligators, Birds, and general wildlife are worth the ten dollar fee. If you drive slow, you should see alot of wildlife. the road is open until sunset, after the visitor center closes. Their is a guide at the fee station at the entrance for...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We really enjoyed taking our time exploring as we drove along this road. There were plenty of places to stop and observe wildlife. We saw many types of herons, cranes, geese and ducks. We also saw Alligators! We loved being able to park and get...More

Thank Deb M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Highlighted by Spoonbills, Wood Storks, Egrets and more, with a few gators here and there! The close to seven mile drive was again a pleasure!

Thank david o
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you like birds and Florida wildlife, you will love Black Point Drive. It is 7 miles of one-way, sand road with ample places to pass. During the winter months 1000s of birds call this area home, and you can spend a half day enjoying...More

Thank jbwMarietta
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We found this little treasure while heading to the Canaveral Seashore area...a loop through a habitat for wildlife which is part of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Along this drive we saw alligators and birds, marsh,swamp & mudflat environs...all explained on a 12-stop brochure...More

Thank lawrence05
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We have been here many times, never know what you will see. Sometimes not much, other times surprised at what we see. A very relaxing way to spend an hour or more, don't be in a rush to drive the loop, slow and steady is...More

Thank cindi m
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

When I last visited this park it was April 2017 just when the tragic fires over this part of Florida were burning out - now thankfully much of the acreage has been rejuvenated and the waters are nearly up to where they were when I...More

Thank Dennis P
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Kristen P
3 April 2018|
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Response from faulkner2 | Reviewed this property |
Midday. I think earlier or later would be better.
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Marta V
10 January 2018|
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Response from Indiana2018 | Reviewed this property |
I did it in a mini van. wasn't all that bad. plus everyone goes really slow. shouldn't be a problem at all. don't remember many pot holes.
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