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Peace River Wildlife Center

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Wonderful place

This is a neat, all volunteer run, wildlife rehabilitation center. The staff do a wonderful job... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kwittkamp
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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A must see -

You can really learn from the volunteers who assist the wildlife. They are fed and cared for on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gary B
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New York City, New York
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3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-6312
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a neat, all volunteer run, wildlife rehabilitation center. The staff do a wonderful job discussing all of the animals and their habitats. Great place to bring the kids!

Thank kwittkamp
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can really learn from the volunteers who assist the wildlife. They are fed and cared for on the premises until they can be returned to the wild. Those who cannot are given care and refuge.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love birds Nd this is old place to see pelicans and other birds that they are rehabbing. We or frre punta gorda tourist bikes and rode here. It was a fun trek.

Thank L8009OZlinda
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's sad when our birdlife and animals get injured but so comforting to know places such as Peace River Wildlife Center exists to offer their help. Brought my granddaughter here and she loved seeing the various wildlife up close. There was a volunteer guide telling...More

Thank Perthling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always find new animals to observe for my students. They have wonderful volunteer guides. There are picnic Pavillions, nature walks and a nice playground for high energy children

Thank meow2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place accepts donations for the entrance fee. They take in injured animals and rehabs them and then let then go if possible. Many are lifetime residents as they are not able to survive in the wild anymore. The mainly have birds, lots of owls...More

Thank sodowml
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was warm ...but the wildlife was nice. The area was pretty dry . We needed markers where we needed to walk.

Thank M9250CHvisitor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great collection of mostly birds form the local area. Very educational and heartwarming to see the injured birds that are being cared for at the center. The staff is very knowledgeable and there is a small gift shop. No charge to enter, but the...More

Thank Grant F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, well maintained with great views of the wildlife. Luna the Eastern Screech Owl is a bird you may never see on your own! There were also two beautiful Bald Eagles when we were there.

Thank Shirley N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a small place on a beautiful site...two reasons to visit. The local birds are wonderful to see.

Thank Robin M
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Karen H
19 June 2017|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, only the gift shop is covered!
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Virginia F
10 November 2016|
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Response from MissouriVacation | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes by car. Follow Marion Street to the West until it ends at Ponce Park and you are there.
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Virginia F
10 November 2016|
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Response from SLanahan | Reviewed this property |
The Peace River Wildlife Center is 15.5 miles away from Burnt Store Marina and it's about 26 minutes to get there depending on traffic.
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