Boyd Hill Nature Park & Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center

Upland ecosystem
Canoe Lake Maggiore
Lake Maggiore Island bridge

Boyd Hill is 245 acres of pristine Florida wilderness. The park is one of the region's least discovered yet most remarkable natural habitats, with its five distinct eco-systems situated in the state's most densely populated county. Miles of trails meander through hardwood hammocks, sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, willow marsh and the Lake Maggiore shoreline. As part of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Great Florida Birding Trail, Boyd Hill is a haven for even the most seasoned birder. There is also an environmental center with diplays portraying native florida and the ripple effect. Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday - Friday and Sunday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday, closed Monday. November 1 - March 1 park closes at 6 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Fees: Adults (18+): $3; children (3-17): $1.50. Tram tours $2 plus trail admission.

Amenities
Activities
CanoeingKayakingPlayground
Category
City/County ParkHiking/Nature TrailsNature Tours
Disabled Traveler Information
ADA CompliantDisabled AccessibleWheelchair-friendly
Facility Amenities
Meeting FacilitiesPicnic AreaRestrooms
General Information
Hours: Tu-F and Sun 9am-7pm, Sat 7am-7pm. Closed at 6pm Nov 1-Mar 1
Guest Information
Family Friendly
Time To Experience Activity
2 - 3 hours
Tour Information
Customized toursGuided ToursTour Duration: 1 hour
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Community: St. Petersburg

Address
1101 Country Club Way S.

St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Phone: 727-893-7326

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Traveler Reviews

Based on 249 reviews
alibione | Jan 13, 2017
“Great park for a walk”

Great place for a walk in nature with opportunity to see Florida's endangered birds nursed back to health and long walks on their well marked trails. Great folks to tell you about the area or...

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