Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, St. Petersburg

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  • September 7, 2017
    Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is an excellent city owned facility with educational displays, a bird of prey aviary, and ranger led tours by tram or on foot. An excellent view of Florida ecosystems  more »
  • August 30, 2017
    One of the few parks with a trail HILL in the area..look for the large Dinosaur sculptures made from car parts here and there along the trail. The nature museum is very nice too ! I recommend a visit ...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Much of this nature preserve is open land and small lakes where you can see wildlife including alligators just lying on the ground near-by (can't let the small kids wander off by themselves). They als...  more »
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  • July 8, 2017
    Multiple habitats accessible on well maintained trails. Spacious enough that it's easy to forget you're still in the city. Home to several threatened Florida native species. Birding is unpredictable but can yield some nice surprises. Raptor aviary and butterfly gardens. Staffed nature/education center/gift shop with touch tables and interactive displays. Staff is engaged and knowledgeable. Tram tours available. One flush restroom in the front of the park.
  • June 25, 2017
    People that complain about paying a few dollars for entrance to this grand preserve need to understand that keeping a park this beautiful and habitable for the animals is not free. This park is always maintained very well. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Every time I have been to this preserve I see dozens of species of various animals and plant life. This is one of my favorite nature preserves in the state of Florida!
  • April 30, 2017
    What more could you ask for the $3 admission price. There is a very knowledgeable group of volunteers. I spoke with one person over by the displays where they have the birds and learned so much from the short conversation. The tram ride guide explained a good deal about the park and pointed out features that would have been missed. I did not take the tram ride but there was a couple from out of state who were taking the tram ride. We spoke for a bit with the couple from out of state and the person giving the tour. You get to meet so many nice folks when you visit these local treasures that are not to far away.
  • June 25, 2017
    I really like Boyd Hill because it's ones of the few places you can still enjoy nature in Town. You can walk 🚶 the trial, they have a ride you can take with a guide who tell you about Boyd Hill. You can ride bikes or just walk 🚶. They have an area that u can see some of the native birds. It is a great place for a family outing.
  • June 14, 2017
    This is a fun place if you want to learn a little more about the local nature and habitat. We did the tram tour and enjoyed it - it's quite a long tour at 1 hour and 20 mins. $5 per adult. Not bad.

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