Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands, Melbourne

4.6
#2 of 7 in Wildlife in Melbourne
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands is located in Melbourne. Plan to see Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands and other attractions that appeal to you using our Melbourne online road trip planner.
Create an itinerary including Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
363 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Went on a Sunday morning around 9. It just recently opened back up after Covid shutdown. Not a lot of people and very peaceful. There were some cyclists but cars aren't allowed yet. Got to see...  more »
  • This wonderful natural resource is still open during the current COVID guidance. It is located at the west end of Wickham road. There is a parking lot at the south side of the wetlands. You can drive....  more »
Google
  • Very pretty place . Lots of birds wild life. The only negative was that one of the platforms tower was damaged. Otherwise the park was very well maintained. We enjoyed looking at the animals and the seeney. A group of tourist went there with children and they were making a lot of noise. If they didn't have any appreciation for the place, they should stay in a hotel. It's too bad that people from other states are coming to Florida, and don't appreciate the beauty of the wildlife. I hope that people don't destroy the state, building stupid hotels and expensive houses that nobody cares about, and damage the animals natural habitat.
  • One of the better places to experience wildlife. Me being a wildlife photographer, love this place as there is so much life here. I have spotted alligators, great blue heron, little blue heron, tricolor heron, great egret, cattle egret, rosette spoonbill, ospreys, anhinga and many more. The species were very active when I went to the park at around 10am. You can try reaching there a bit more earlier in the day to view more activities.

Plan your trip to Melbourne

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Melbourne

See all ›
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Melbourne

4.1
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Melbourne

5.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Melbourne

See all ›
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
3.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
2.1
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Melbourne

See all ›
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Melbourne

5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min