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Grassy Waters Nature Preserve

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Closed Now: 08:00 - 16:30
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Lovely Quiet Place

I went for the photography opportunities and stayed for the peaceful quiet. It has much easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry R
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New York City, New York
Walk on the boardwalk at grassy

Was a beautiful day for a walk on the boardwalk did not see a lot of wildlife but it was pretty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
clayleslie2016
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Jupiter, Florida
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8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for the photography opportunities and stayed for the peaceful quiet. It has much easy walking and covered chairs for protection from the sun. There were a number of birds, turtles and gators to photograph. Many people I encountered are regulars who do their...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a beautiful day for a walk on the boardwalk did not see a lot of wildlife but it was pretty cool seeing a bird of prey land on the weathervane on the nature center.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank clayleslie2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a rainy (off and on) afternoon. The boardwalk is absolutely beautiful and perfect. The shelters are delightful, with 2 rocking chairs in each. The guides took out a group along the boardwalk while we were there, but one of our group didn't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TheNewDeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was very impressed with the amount of information about horticulture, animals, and native americans on the self-guided tour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank flyfishing76
Reviewed 14 January 2019

great place to go and see the florida landscape and get away from the city. must see place and it has areas for picinics

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kyledlayton1245
Reviewed 17 December 2018

The Preserve has a nice, easy boardwalk trail where you can see different types of plants and trees and birds. It's free to enter, and there are clean restrooms.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Saluga
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Stroller friendly with the boardwalk trail and a nice way to explore nature with young kids. We didn't see any alligators but the kids thought that it was thrilling anyway

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ellenb902
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

If you love the beautiful natural flora and fauna of South Florida, this is the spot for you. It is a wide, easy boardwalk trail that allows you to see Florida’s beauty in safety and ease. I see families with strollers, don’t bring your pets,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank RobinSing21
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the board walk. The staff was super friendly. Free: binoculars and guide to help kids identify different plans and animals.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 421OlgaC421
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Grassy Waters is about as natural as you can get. The facility includes a nice little nature center with rotating exhibits that share a common theme - the history of Florida. This could be dinosaur fossils one month and Native American artifacts the next. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Callie S
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jennitsu
6 August 2018|
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Response from Jana T | Reviewed this property |
There is no need for bikes or roller skates - this is all a pier like walk way over the water - I would not like bikes it isn't that large to need a bike -
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Marion632
28 December 2016|
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Response from ard0807 | Reviewed this property |
Canoes, but no bikes.
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Tatiana B
25 June 2015|
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Response from dagpel | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have never seen canoes there. A beautiful walkway on stilts leads all around the place. They don't want the wildlife disturbed.
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