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Moccasin Lake Nature Park - An Environmental and Energy Education Center

Opened in 1982, Moccasin Lake Nature Park is dedicated to providing guests with a unique environmental experience. Come up close to birds of prey, walk our trails beneath a canopy of beautiful oaks or join us for a Fireside Concert. We have a variety of programs too, from early morning bird walks to nature & science camps

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Contact Information

2750 Park Trail Ln.
Clearwater, FL 33759-2602
Voice: (727) 793-2976
Fax: (727) 793-2978
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Organization Meetings at Moccasin Lake Nature Park

Hours

Open Thursday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Trails close to new visitors at 4:15 p.m.)
Open Sunday
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Trails close to new visitors at 3:15 p.m.)
Closed All City Recognized Holidays
Days & Times are subject to change

Closed All City Recognized Holidays
Days & Times are subject to change

Please phone the park at (727) 793-2976 for more info.

Admission Fees

FREE as of May 1st, 2014

Features:

  • No pets permitted inside park
  • 1 & 1/4 mile of natural and board walked trails
  • 3-acre watershed restoration area
  • 3 natural gas grills
  • 5-acre lake
  • 51-acre nature preserve
  • ADA-accessible facility
  • Administrative office on-site
  • Bird walks, bird-watching tours and workshops
  • Captive, permanently injured, non-releasable wildlife
  • Children's nature camps
  • Composting and conventional restroom facilities
  • Environmental agency meeting site for:
  • Environmental programs and classes
  • Fabrication workshop
  • Fireside concert series
  • Free recycled mulch and wood chips
  • Gift counter
  • Guided tours and group hikes
  • Interactive educational displays
  • Live wildlife exhibits including:
    • Aquatic wildlife
    • Birds of prey
    • Butterfly garden
    • Plants, native plants, and poisonous plants displays
    • Reptiles & amphibians
    • Song bird aviary
  • Multi-use classroom and meeting hall
  • Native wildlife, fauna, and flora along the trails, including American Alligators, Great Egrets, Green Anoles, Ospreys and butterflies
  • Nature interpretive center
  • Night hikes
  • On-site and off-site presentations
  • Photo voltaic and alternative energy displays and exhibits
  • Picnic pavilion / shelters
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Rental facilities
  • Scouting badge workshops
  • Scouting Eagle and Gold projects welcome
  • Static displays
  • Volunteer opportunities and training
  • Water fountains
  • Drink vending machine on site
  • Wildlife, plant and energy exhibits
  • MUCH MORE!

Moccasin Lake Nature Park
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