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Oscar Scherer State Park

1843 S Tamiami Trl, Osprey, FL 34229-9663
+1 941-483-5956
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Super pleasant

The camp ground is super nice and clean. The bath houses also nice and clean. The staff top notch... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diana B
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Home, null, Democratic Republic Congo
Weekend visit camping

Drove over from the other side of Florida to camp with our kids who came from Ft Myers. The park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tiffany H
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“nature center” (27 reviews)
“legacy trail” (20 reviews)
“small lake” (10 reviews)
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1843 S Tamiami Trl, Osprey, FL 34229-9663
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+1 941-483-5956
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"green trail"
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"scrub jay"
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"great hiking trails"
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"florida scrub"
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"fresh water lake"
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"great camping"
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"quiet campground"
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"eagles nest"
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"canoe rentals"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The camp ground is super nice and clean. The bath houses also nice and clean. The staff top notch. Nice walks and we had a great time kayaking the water ways.

Thank Diana B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove over from the other side of Florida to camp with our kids who came from Ft Myers. The park is just average , the sites are semi private with dirt no gravel or shell rock so it was dusty dirty. The bathhouses were old...More

Thank Tiffany H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice park for hiking. They have an area for some campers and lots of trails. There is an eagle nest blocked off for their privacy but you can visibly see when hiking on the outskirts. That is always fun to enjoy. There...More

Thank Shannon M
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is a well maintained State Park, liked the small beach, marked trails. Walked a little on the Legacy Trail too.

Thank TravelinPam3
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We walked over 5 miles and could have done more if the dog hadn't gotten worn out. Nice trails, especially by the water, helpful staff. The trail marking was a bit difficult and maps were somewhat inaccurate but that's part of the fun. There is...More

Thank NAN M
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We visited on New years day-they were having a fun scavenger hunt on the trails. There are several trails (no hills). It is all well marked. Need to come back as we couldn't cover the park in one day. There are bathrooms available and overnight...More

Thank Spiketon
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We came here intending to see Florida scrub jays, but saw none. However, we were not aware that the park has an active bald eagle nest. The portion of the green trail that passes near the nest was closed, as required by Federal law, but...More

1  Thank JStatler71
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The are lots of place to hike and look at wildlife (especially birds) here, and you can rent kayaks and canoes and use the excellent boat launch to get onto the river. It is not a long river, but an enjoyable way to see parts...More

2  Thank NolaAK
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

My husband and I went walking here with another couple and we did about 3 miles. There was a lot to see as far as birds and plants. Would go back.

Thank DelDenise
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We enjoy walking the trails and relaxing on the benches along the way. Very peaceful close to home. Looks like a good fishing spot will bring my pole next trip. It does cost $5.00 visit, residents can get purchase a year pass very reasonable. Very...More

Thank OldFloridaNative
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Mompells5
5 March 2018|
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Response from SandyC_11 | Reviewed this property |
It's at least 30 to 45 minutes away. I am not familiar witn the beaches in that area of Florida.
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Mompells5
5 March 2018|
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Response from amyyeadon | Reviewed this property |
We must have gone to five beaches with the furthest one being 30 minutes away from camp. It was December so we beach hopped.
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Kathryn W
15 October 2017|
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Response from Joe D | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so.
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