Daily Archives: December 9, 2015

Moccasin Lake Nature Park

The Park

Located at 2750 Park Trail Lane in Clearwater, Florida.

Hours: Open Thursday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed All City Recognized Holidays.

No pets permitted inside the park with the exception of guide or service  dogs.

A 51-acre nature preserve with trails and boardwalks. Mature oaks. Ponds and creeks. Birdlife and wildlife. It is home to several injured birds of prey.

  • 1 1/4 mile of natural and boardwalk trails
  • 5-acre lake
  • 3-acre watershed restoration area
  • Picnic shelters
  • Bird walks, bird watching tours and workshops
  • Guided tours and group hikes
  • Night hikes
  • Environmental programs and classes
  • Nature interpretive center
  • Interactive education displays
  • Club meeting site for various clubs (check the park’s website for listing of clubs)
  • Fireside concert series
  • Children’s nature camps

Moccasin Lake Environmental Education Center

A natural retreat in an urban environment setting. A place to explore a small piece of Florida’s natural history. Walk nature trails. Native fauna and flora as well as birdlife (egrets, ospreys, etc.) and wildlife (turtles, gators, butterflies, etc.).

Live Wildlife Exhibits

  • Aquatic wildlife (freshwater fish)
  • Birds of prey
  • Songbirds
  • Butterfly garden
  • Plants; native and poisonous plant displays
  • Reptiles and amphibians (turtles, snakes, etc.)

Bat House

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(Photos by RSheridan)

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