Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Tours
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Florida’s Gulf Coast is haven for all kinds of interesting and exotic wildlife, and the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve near St. Petersburg offers the chance to explore unique ecosystems, including hardwood hammocks, sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, swamp woodlands, willow marsh and lake shore. The 245-acre park has six miles of trail and boardwalk along the shore of Lake Maggiore, where you can spot alligators and lizards, myriad birds, butterflies and much more. The park also has an aviary for birds of prey, picnic areas, a playground and overnight camping.
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve is just outside of St. Petersburg, about halfway between Clearwater and Sarasota. It’s situated along the southwest shore or Lake Maggiore, near the St. Petersburg County Club. For visitors looking for an easy way to explore, tram tours run daily at 1 p.m., or 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The tram costs $2 per person.
Address: 1101 Country Club Way South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33705, USA
Hours: Tues-Fri, 9 am-6 pm; Saturday 7 am-6 pm; Sunday 9am-6 pm.
Admission: $3 for adults, $1.50 for kids age 3 to 16
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
Peruse Florida's diverse ecosystems on two wheels. Set out on a 2-hour bicycle tour of St. Petersburg's Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, home to an array of mammals and birds such as alligators, cormorants and ospreys. Follow your knowledgeable guide across boardwalks, along trails and through large meadows, taking in the preserve's exquisite natural scenery and the many butterflies fluttering about. This 3-mile mountain bike tour is limited to 8 people for a more personalized experience.
Taking safety measures
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Boyd Hill Nature Preserve hours of operation?
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve hours of operation: Tues-Fri, 9 am-6 pm; Saturday 7 am-6 pm; Sunday 9am-6 pm.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Boyd Hill Nature Preserve?
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