Manatee Sanctuary Park, Cape Canaveral

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#4 of 12 in Outdoors in Cape Canaveral
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  • This park is very well kept the animals are well fed and clean. If you come here during Christmas, they have it decorated, we come here every year  more »
  • This was a nice surprise as The Manatee Sanctuary Park was located close to our motel. The park is well maintained with very clean restrooms. The boardwalk with covered pavilions was a great place to ...  more »
  • This is a very nice park, perfect for watching the sun set and seeing wildlife plenty of animals were around , no manatees,, but still plenty of animals to see, bathrooms and plenty of parking  more »
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  • This is a must do!! Don't over look the boat dock honestly to me that's the best part! It's free and absolutely amazing. There are around 30 manatees that are so very friendly and just want you to rub them. If you lean over and just splash in the water with your hand they will swim up and you will see them very closely. Manatees very very easy to spot and we're so friendly. I fell in love!! Such a cool experience!!
  • It's very calm and peaceful. Great for morning runs or just sitting on a bench to relax. There isn't a lot of activity for kids to see. I didn't see any manatee but it was a nice stop.
  • This little park is a gem. Paved walking/exercise trail draws a lot of locals and the boardwalk/viewing stand draws others who hope to actually see a manatee or two. There is a nice picnic pavilion as well as a space to play horse shoes and some folks fish in the Banana River. Plus, they have reasonably well maintained bathrooms.
  • Beautiful park. Very clean. I wish I had a park like this where I lived. The track is very well maintained as are the little exercise stops along it. Unfortunately, no manatee sightings during my visit, but I thoroughly enjoyed the park regardless.
  • I love the protected area but not what I expected. I hoped to see a Manatee and imagined they would be easy to spot. The day we were there we didn't see them. They have a beautiful boardwalk around the area and a nice walking track with fitness stops along the way.

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