Jelks Preserve, Venice

3.1
#7 of 8 in Wildlife in Venice
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  • This is a great nature park with easy to follow trails and beautiful views. Conveniently located off of I-75, it has parking and it's easy to navigate. Worth a trip for an outing with the family or lo...  more »
  • You can take the loop at 2.3 miles or stay to the left and double back for a total of less than half a mile. Nice trail but today's newspaper had an article about some unsavory activity going on, but ...  more »
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  • Florida as it was! I enjoy the rustic more primitive parks. Pack it in pack it out like it always should be. Myakka River views are brilliant! Lots of wildflowers and native flora and fauna. 😍
  • Nice easy trail. You can see the river from 3 points off of the trail. (Make sure to get a map.) Several areas were impassable due to water on 1/2/2019 starting at trail marker 8 and several trails between the loop. If you go, wear knee-high rain boots. Saw a gopher tortoise and many birds.

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