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Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Hours of Operation

November 1 - February 29*

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
CLOSED
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm


*Trails close at 5:30 pm.



March 1 - October 31

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
CLOSED
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day


Admission

$3/adult

$1.50/children ages 3-16

under age 3 is FREE


Campus Amenities

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Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center
Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
Terry Tomalin Campground
Pioneer Settlement

A unique nature experience located in the heart of St. Petersburg. The preserve brings an abundance of nature activities for everyone. It’s home to the Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center that offers camps, rental space and programs. There are several fascinating habitats to experience and learn about while walking the trails.


If you would like to get involved consider joining Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, a nonprofit organization that supports the preserve through volunteer services and educational opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Rental Information

    Rent shelters at the preserve.

Nature Programs & Camps

The preserve offers a variety of nature programs for all ages and seasonal camps for youth.


Nature Programs

Nature Camps

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Birds of Prey

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Get Involved

Volunteer/Internship Application

Volunteer Login

Junior Leader Program

Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center

The preserve's environmental education center offers interactive exhibits, educational programming, a gift shop, rental opportunities and more.

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Terry Tomalin Campground

The preserve has recently undergone improvements to enhances visitors' experiences, including the new Terry Tomalin Campground, St. Pete's first public primitive family campground; Hammock Hall, a multipurpose building to provde rental space and programming opportunites; and a trail expansion. The 12-site campground's name honors the late Terry Tomalin, a former Tampa Bay Times outdoors writer who supported the preserve through several service projects.

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The campground is open to both individuals and groups.

RESERVE A CAMPSITE OR A FACILITY

For reservations, please contact the preserve for more information at (727) 893-7326.

Pinellas Pioneer Settlement

The Pioneer Settlement is operated by the St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department in cooperation with the Pioneer Settlement, a nonprofit, volunteer organization whose mission is to authentically recreate the life styles of Pinellas County pioneers.

Located in Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, the Settlement is a living history museum where visitors can experience the skills, crafts and social customs of late 19th century life in west central Florida.

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Park Map

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