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Ollie's Pond Park

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18235 Avon Ave, Port Charlotte, FL
+1 941-625-7529
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What An Amazing Place

The 4 of us went here December 23. I have, to date, never seen so many birds /ducks in one place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Char1144
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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It's nice to see the pond with lots of water again. Sunny warm day turtles were sunbathing. Water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike B
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nature walk” (5 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
“rainy season” (3 reviews)
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18235 Avon Ave, Port Charlotte, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 4 of us went here December 23. I have, to date, never seen so many birds /ducks in one place! Delightful walk around the large pond. Bird and duck heaven. We saw signs about not feeding the alligators but thought it was a joke...More

Thank Char1144
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's nice to see the pond with lots of water again. Sunny warm day turtles were sunbathing. Water fowl every where. About two thirds of the way around the pond I said to Vicki I'm disappointed we haven't seen any alligators, wasn't disappointed long laying...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This 2017 winter was so dry the pond dried up. Lots of weeds grew up and now that the rains are back it is flooded again but the weeds are still there and block the view. Fortunately, there were still lots of duck with their...More

Thank wernickejc
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Due to the severe drought in the area Ollie's Pond has been reduced to a few square feet of water surrounded by mud and weeds. Hopefully it was a historic visit and it will be replenished without major impact after the rainy season. There were...More

1  Thank Jean P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We love Ollie's pond, always go there when we are in PC. You see lots of birds, turtles and almost every time we saw Alligators, lots of baby ones. Walk around is nice in the morning or evenings, sadly this spring due to the drought...More

2  Thank ChrisNY-DA
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I can see the potential for this being a beautiful pond area for water fowl, shore birds, reptiles, etc, however with the drought right now there is next to no water for them. We did see an eagle overhead, and the following in what little...More

1  Thank danhowdy
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We usually cycle around the pond on the roads, but it looked so nice, I decided to walk the trail. It is a nice easy walk, probably about one mile total. There is lots of wildlife, eagles, alligators etc. so walk and watch.

1  Thank weldmetal
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Nice place to take a walk and enjoy the scenery. We found a few geocaches here too which made it a plus.

Thank myralene
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Couldn't believe all the white pelicans, blue herons, woodstorks and other species (which I can't remember all of them). Also have a great walking path which some of the group went on but my husband had foot surgery so we were not able to participate....More

Thank joanheathland
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Most surprised to see so many birds in this location. There were countless white pelicans, many blue and white herons, several roseate pink spoonbills as well as osprey, coots and wilts. Whilst walking on the one mile footpath around the pond we came across a...More

2  Thank Timber238
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jlrutledge
24 January 2017|
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Response from KathleenR_28 | Reviewed this property |
It is a mile.
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Jo R
16 January 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
No and no porta potty. just a nice walk and view come prepared.
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Lois H
16 July 2015|
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Response from Margie R | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely the path around is solid dirt. There are areas of shell but it's pretty solid underneath
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