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Bluefield Ranch Preserve

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Great Introduction to Florida Scrub

This former cattle ranch and hunting preserve is the largest stand of scrub in St. Lucie County... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2016
Appleshine1
Stunning

As an avid hiker, I can honestly say that this trail is stunning. The diversity of the ecosystems... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
crblack97
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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7 Oct 2018
“Great place if you can ever catch the place open. The past year it has been closed 8 months out of a year! Check the web”
12 Aug 2018
“Stunning”
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An active cattle ranch for many years, the 3,285-acre site preserves the largest stand of scrub in St. Lucie County. Located off State Road 70 at Bluefield Road, there are more than 20 miles of hiking, mountain bike and horse trails, an elevated...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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30501 Bluefield Ranch Road, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34987
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+1 772-462-2526
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Site before going out there. And that is not always up to date. I was an avid user for horseback riding. Very frustrating to hook up, saddleup, drive 30 minutes to fi d its locked up. Then to turn around on a one lane road.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard K
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

As an avid hiker, I can honestly say that this trail is stunning. The diversity of the ecosystems is worthwhile. I explored over ten of the 20 miles of trails in the natural area. The blue loop hiking trail is worth the trip. Bring extra...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank crblack97
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully set up with parking. Picnic. And hiking areas. It affords a chance to be with nature. Set back about 6 miles from a main road - And offers a chance to see migrating birds, rare plants and a place away from everyday life. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allansha
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a huge restored natural area, pretty much previously used as a cattle ranch and hunting camp. There's LOTS of wildlife native to FL. There are several hiking trails, open also for bicyclists and horseback riding. Primitive camping is available, but you have to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

This former cattle ranch and hunting preserve is the largest stand of scrub in St. Lucie County. This was our first exploration here and we walked the 4-mile white trail through scrub and scrubby flatwoods. Other trails branch off this one through various habitats and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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lurechunker
21 May 2018|
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Response from crblack97 | Reviewed this property |
I'd have to say no, not there. You'd have to take quite a hike to get to the ecosystems where the birds are. Try Teague and Paleo Hammock preserves, just a few miles north on 70.
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