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“Florida is relatively flat”

Turtle Mound National Historic Site
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

There is a small fee to enter this national park to visit the historic site, but it is worth seeing.

This is a 2000 year-old mound with a well maintained wooden walkway over the mound of the Indian shells and other remnants that still exist for all to see. There is a great view from up top of the mound which is easily walk-able by everyone, including the view of the Cape Canaveral Seashore and the river.

Lots of prickly pear cactus blooming and wild flowers. The visitors center has a film and also nice displays and several huge turtle shells.

Thank ncdpdd
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

This is well worth the time whether you go for the beautiful scenery, the interesting history or the outdoor experience. There's multiple short walking trails in addition to beach access. I love this park, but there's a couple of important tips you need to know. (1) Remember BUG spray. The area is between the well named Mosquito Lagoon and the ocean. (2) Go early since there's little to no shade and little to no breeze along the walkway to the top of turtle mound.

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

nice walk in...self tour...nice views...not enough info on signs...definite photo ops...boardwalk somewhat handicap friendly

Thank Pat J
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

My parents love going here, Ive been a few times. The turtles are the cutest things! A nice boardwalk, but gets a bit hot in the summertime not a lot of shade on the walk.

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Reviewed 20 July 2014

Really Nice small walking trail to this historic site. Took some nice pictures. Saws manatees and dolphins.

Thank TRAVELTEAMWITHIRENE
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