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“Rude After-Hours Hosts”

Savannas Recreation Area
Ranked #21 of 90 things to do in Fort Pierce
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

We camped here in the spring of 2013. The spaces offer little privacy, but the setting is peaceful. That is until the very surly night host shows up drunk on his "Gator" utility vehicle. He and his buddies on the morning shift are the "Lunatics running the asylum". My wife and I could smell the beer from 6-10 feet away that night and wondered how he was allowed to endanger himself and others careening through the park. I went to complain in the morning and the day man empathized with him saying "You can't expect to be on-call and not have a little beer".......
This place is a nightmare and the director of parks and recreation should fire all the current volunteer staff. Condo Warriors should stay in their condos.

2  Thank WILLIAM H
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

We stopped by here and went kayaking. We found the woman working here to be very friendly and helpful. The prices for the kayaking are very reasonable and we had an enjoyable trip. I would recommend stopping here.

Thank DebbieVandalia_Ohio
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Reviewed 26 July 2013

Took my son here to go kayaking. It was fun, we got "lost" at times but it was fun. Great place to just go relax and enjoy nature

Thank Cbowen76
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

We have lived around the corner from this for the last 5 yrs, and just discovered what a great place this was. Very educational for children and adults alike. Lots of hand on exhibits, live animals, and displays about the Savannas. Will go back and back

Thank Ktravels07
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Reviewed 24 February 2013

This week we stayed at Savannas Recreation Area located in Ft. Pierce, Fl. This is a St. lucie County park. Usually we stay in state parks but decided to try this local park while visiting family in the area. Let me tell you this is a great little park. Family friendly, nice folks running it and a beautiful preserve right in your back yard! Our camping spot was right on the river. We enjoyed seeing river otter, giant sand cranes, osprey and one pesky alligator who apparently has been feed by previous campers. The campground has a decent bath house with hot water and nice ceiling heaters, several washer and dryers in a central location. You can camp via class A RV or tent. If remote camping is your thing there is a nice area for that.Bring your kayaks, canoes and hiking shoes. There is a nice short trail to a observation tower. This trail is only about a mile round trip from the campground.

While you feel way out in the wilderness you are actuall only 15 minutes from the heart of Pt. St. Lucie and great shopping, dinning and entertainment. Head east and you've got miles and miles of beautiful beaches for a day of fun in the sun! Ft. Pierce Manatee center and marina are only a few short. Miles away.

We'll definatly be back to this hidden gem!

1  Thank Leslieonthego
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