Boyd Hill Nature Preserve - St Petersburg, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 43.475 W 082° 38.998
17R E 337347 N 3067783
Quick Description: Large preserve along Lake Maggiore, on the Great Florid Birding Trail. $3 admission.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/31/2009 1:18:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM74EA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue Man
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Long Description:
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is located along the shores of Lake Maggiore in St. Petersburg. The 245-acre award winning park features:
•More than three miles of trails and boardwalks.
•Five unique ecosystems: hardwood hammocks, sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, willow marsh and lake shore.
•Interpretive programming on a variety of environmental and natural history topics.
•Part of the Great Florida Birding Trail.
•Annual butterfly count with the North American Butterfly Association.
•Bird of prey aviary.
•Guided tours, group rentals and overnight camping facilities available.
•Picnic areas, playground and gift shop.

Hours:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9 a.m to 8 p.m.
Friday:
Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Trails close 1/2 hour before dusk.
Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.

Admission:
Adults: $3,
Children 3 to 16: $1.50,
Children under 3: free.
Sorry, no pets.
Annual passes are available, ask for details.

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Managing Agency:
City of St Petersburg


Cluster Name: West

County: Pinellas

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