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Black Point Wildlife Drive

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Lots to see

Nice drive with plenty to see. Go slow and be sure to make a few stops and really look around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cupertino, California
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Amazing diversity of species on this 7 mile drive

Started my trip at 7am and watched the sunrise as I drove the loop. I had the place all to myself... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Miche S
Cocoa, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went the last week in October around 9 am on a Saturday. We saw one or two blue herons and a few white herons. No other birds or wildlife. We had expected to at least see more birds and possibly a few alligators, but...More

Thank Janie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice drive with plenty to see. Go slow and be sure to make a few stops and really look around. Parking is $10 and self pay so have cash.

Thank kerwin12stymey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started my trip at 7am and watched the sunrise as I drove the loop. I had the place all to myself for a while. There is a $10 admission fee (for the vehicle, not per person) if you don't have a Federal Park pass. I...More

Thank Miche S
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We were able to spot a few gators, but besides that it was mostly birds. Although, I did enjoy the drive. It was nice to see the natural side of Florida- (we were vacationing in Orlando). We went in October very late afternoon, around 5...More

Thank cbenthal
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great place for Gators, following people who never saw a bird before... some need to get a life... little stones stick in my tires

Thank Allen W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Always enjoy a trip to Black point. Got some good photos of birds and gators. Make sure you have cash to pay at the entrance. It is on the honor system $10

1  Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

If you take this drive, go very slowly in order to see the birds and scenery. We were disappointed that some of the viewing stands were closed, for no apparent reason. This drive is not worth the entry fee unless you are going to the...More

3  Thank FamilyVacation3151
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I have been on the drive where I couldn’t capture everything that was going on and other times when you drive through and see a duck. It’s the time of year, the time of day and otherwise luck! It’s beautiful in the late winter/spring time....More

1  Thank niteowljune
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Since our last visit in February the waters on this trail were certainly a lot higher giving the incoming birds more opportunity for feeding but there were still not a lot about. Egrets, a couple of spoonbills, heron, a few duck, cormorants and moorhens plus...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

There is always something to see if you open your eyes! If the wildlife is sparse there are all kinds of lovely wildflowers, bugs, and butterflies. We love our adventures at blackpoint!

Thank Kathy D
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Kristen P
3 April 2018|
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Response from heidibyogi | Reviewed this property |
The earlier the better for bird watching - although we have been midday and still saw great birds- just not as many.
Marta V
10 January 2018|
Response from Indiana2018 | Reviewed this property |
I did it in a mini van. wasn't all that bad. plus everyone goes really slow. shouldn't be a problem at all. don't remember many pot holes.