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“Bring Your Camera & Book”

Howell Branch Preserve Pavilion
Cat Island
Level 6 Contributor
130 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Bring Your Camera & Book”
Reviewed 20 December 2013

A nice place to relax you & your mind. Bring your camera and lunch bring friends & family. A place to remember & your family would also enjoy it as well.

Visited November 2013
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2 Thank Lady S
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English first
Orlando, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A neighborhood wetland area, not a destination worth driving to.”
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I live nearby and never actually knew this place is being marketed for tourists on this site. How embarrassing. Go to theTitusville area or take the Deland area Blue Springs Pontoon Boat ride for birds, manatees (and other wildlife)(currently $22.00 and worth it). Note:This area is not the picnic ground and cement walk on Howell Branch that was recently donated/bought by the City to resolve an ongoing dispute.

Visited February 2013
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7 Thank pj m
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Winter Park,Fl
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“peace in the city”
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Even though the park is on a busy street it is fairly quiet near the back of the park. Saw hawks and other birds. Picnic area and playground for kids.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Cathy L
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Winter Park, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nice park for kids but not much nature.”
Reviewed 12 December 2012

I went there to bird watch and that day there really was not much to see. There is a covered place to eat with a table and benches and there is a playground for the kids to play and run around in a large fenced in area. There are also adequate rest room facilities in the park.

Visited November 2012
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Thank BunchyBookles
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Daytona Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Misleading”
Reviewed 8 August 2012

We drove an hour to see this ". Nature Preserve". It turned out to be a glorified playground with a deck that overlooked the wetlands. The wetlands had all kinds of trash. Nice playground equipment though.

Visited August 2012
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6 Thank Peggy C
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