Apollo Beach Nature Preserve
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Location and Hours
Sunrise to Sunset
Incoming gate closes at 6 PM
The Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is a 63-acre nature preserve that serves as habitat for a variety of aquatic species.
Seven acres of the preserve are separated from the habitat restoration areas and dedicated to nature-based recreation, which includes a 2-acre sandy beach for picnicking and sunbathing (no swimming allowed), a 37-foot wheelchair accessible observation tower, a short nature trail, and fantastic shoreline fishing.
The preserve provides stunning sunset views of Tampa Bay.
Note: Pets are not permitted on the observation tower.
- Bird Watching
- Observation Tower
- Pets Allowed
- Picnic Tables