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Brooker Creek Preserve

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Simply Breathtaking

Such a well funded and well run facility. An awesome nature center with a truly amazing short video... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Scott C
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It was amazing because the museum was really educational and the trails were really long and sights... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
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Brooker Creek Preserve is Pinellas County's largest natural area at nearly 8,500 acres. Boardwalks and trails (hiking and equestrian) are currently available for public use. Opens every day at 7:00 am and closes 30 minutes before sunset. The Brooker...more
3940 Keystone Rd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688-7820
+1 727-453-6800
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Such a well funded and well run facility. An awesome nature center with a truly amazing short video presentation. Great people, well maintained trails, and breathtaking beauty through. What an amazing gem of an education center.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

It was amazing because the museum was really educational and the trails were really long and sights were not your every day bird type sights the bird trail had a eagle nest in the distance my feet may have hurt but it was worth it

Thank xandercamando
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is one of the few remaining natural areas in Pinellas County. It has lots of native wildlife, including birds, gopher tortoises, alligators, cottonmouths and other snakes, lizards, and frogs. Well worth preserving such a place from development!

1  Thank langaha
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

This is a few miles east of Tarpon Springs and a few miles north of Old Tampa Bay. I went at 4pm on a Friday during the dry season and there were just 5-6 cars in the parking lot. There is a short boardwalk over...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

My husband and I have lived in central Florida for six years and still found this preserve educational - as well as a relaxing experience. The site is pristine with many walking trails that are well marked. A trail map can be picked up at...More

Thank Char G
Reviewed 31 March 2018

As I mentioned before, A preserve is made for Wildlfe to use & enjoy! It is NOT made only for people to visit!

1  Thank lqueen6
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This was a good place to experience the local fauna in a natural setting. The access was ADA friendly . The signage was informative and the trails were well maintained. worth the visit.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Brook Creek Preserve is a good example of a well thought out and maintained preserve. The map and trails are easy to follow and offer short or long walking opportunities. Also, there are informational placards on the trail. The views of the swamps, flatlands, etc....More

1  Thank Traveler2AM
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent preserve with lots of birds and greenery. Beautifully quiet and peaceful. Got to see a wood stork and a eagles nest.

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This a great place to go for a quiet walk in the woods. We did not see much wildlife, but there is a pair of nesting bald eagles in the park (saw one bird in the nest). Bring binoculars because the nest is a good...More

Thank JStatler71
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David H
7 February 2018|
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Response from Kathryn B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed at Brooker Creek Preserve.
Katie G
18 March 2017|
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Response from kater523 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I think you'll be okay. But some terrain isn't the smoothest.
richie b
21 February 2017|
Response from GreenUnicorn | Reviewed this property |
Admission was free. Check their website for hours.