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Grassy Waters Nature Preserve

#19 of 93 things to do in West Palm Beach Features Animals
8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3300
+1 561-804-4985
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greatg everglades experience

fabulous boardwalk in to what the everglades used to be. In addition there are all types of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing place. It's beautiful and has a nice boardwalk trail with views of the park... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
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8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3300
+1 561-804-4985
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fabulous boardwalk in to what the everglades used to be. In addition there are all types of walking and boating tours available

Thank happybiker54
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is an amazing place. It's beautiful and has a nice boardwalk trail with views of the park. Lots of people seem to go Kayaking over there. We stopped by when they were having a painting exhibit event in the main building - very cool....More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Kudos to the locality for preserving the wetlands and making them accessible to the public. We spent about 90 minutes strolling on the excellent boardwalk and enjoying the quiet. Although we didn't see any alligators, we saw many birds, a couple of feral pigs, and...More

Thank CSfromFC
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Really lovely place to bike or hike. Can park at Grassy Waters info area and ride east towards Beeline, entrance to bike trails is on the right. First 3-4 miles is a shell rock trail with water either side, quite shady and very pretty views...More

Thank Pompylil
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great way to experience Florida at it's most natural. I went with my Mom and my boys (12 and 5). All of us enjoyed the couple of hours we've spend at the Grassy Waters equally. It's free, the boardwalk is comfortable, plenty of areas for...More

Thank Princess279
Reviewed 24 March 2017

nicely laid out and maintained with map and very solid wooden walkway thruout. A great 2 hr destination for fresh air and local flora/fauna.

Thank rwscjs
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Grassy Waters Nature Preserve is in West Palm Beach. It is also the source of drinking water for the city. You can walk on a raised boardwalk over everglades and cypress swamps. You can also kayak in the park. There are signs pointing out...More

Thank BillE549
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this opportunity to experience nature up close and personal! There is a boardwalk with benches and rocking chairs for sitting and absorbing the environment. There are several trails to choose from, from 1 mile to 16 miles. The boardwalk is well maintained and...More

Thank Retire15
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I went to Grassy Waters for a canoe trip guided by their staff. One and a half hour easy paddle with narration about the environment around you. Sightings of alligators, birds, fish, beautiful flowers and trees. There is a boardwalk for self guided hikes and...More

Thank Travl4funandbus
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

A great place to spend an hour enjoying natural south Florida's beauty. Nice boardwalk, double stroller friendly, different length trails for quick trips and longer

Thank Samantha M
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Can we rent bicycles
29 December 2016|
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Response from ard0807 | Reviewed this property |
Canoes, but no bikes.
Tatiana B
How much would it cost to rent a canoe?
26 June 2015|
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Response from dagpel | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I have never seen canoes there. A beautiful walkway on stilts leads all around the place. They don't want the wildlife disturbed.
We are a family of 12. Do you have villas that can accommodate us. or 2 villas together. thank you Jeannie
7 January 2015|
Response from Marci L | Reviewed this property |
Grassy Water Nature Preserves has no accommodations. They are a preserve with trails, canoeing and different events. I don't know the local hotels so I can't really help you there, however if you find a place to stay I can... More