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Galt Nature Preserve

3 locals recommend

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Douglas
Douglas
December 5, 2018
Pine Island gem! Galt Preserve is a habitat restoration project on 265 acres that is successfully supporting native plants, birds and animals on southern Pine Island. Often a good place to see Florida butterflies. Galt features 2.5 miles of hiking trails and boardwalks, a kayak and canoe launch,…
Melanie
Melanie
May 7, 2017
Quiet and relaxing, hiking and walking, explore nature, bird watching and other animals. Dogs welcome!
Phil & Gale
Phil & Gale
April 25, 2016
Yet another nature spot tucked away in St. James City off Pine Island is this idyllic preserve. You might spot an eagle or two, and certainly a variety of other local wildlife.

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Location
3841 Stringfellow Rd
St James City, FL 33956