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Turkey Creek Sanctuary - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

1518 Port Malabar Blvd NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905, USA

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About Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Turkey Creek Sanctuary is a small nature reserve in Palm Bay. Florida Audubon Society and the city of Palm Bay donated the property in 1978. Park hours are from 7 am to sunset daily.

Attractions Near Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Castaway Point Park
Castaway Point Park3.49km from Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Castaway Point Park is a beautiful outdoor adventure spot. Located directly on the Indian River, visitors can enjoy stunning sunsets and various watersports like kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding. For those who prefer to stay dry but still enjoy the outdoors, there are plenty of hiking trails that span across the 547-acre nature refuge. With an observation tower allowing parkgoers to take it all in from above, Castaway Point Park provides access to nature with a view that can't be beat.

Florida Institute of Technology
Florida Institute of Technology5.61km from Turkey Creek Sanctuary

This private, doctoral-granting research university stands out for its quality engineering and aeronautical graduate programs as well as its top-notch science and mathematics curriculum. With a student population consisting of over 6,000 students from around the globe, It provides an enriching experience that not only prepares you for advanced degrees in your chosen field but also fosters intellectual curiosity with more than 200 student clubs and activities.

Melbourne Beach Pier
Melbourne Beach Pier6.73km from Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Melbourne Beach Pier, is a beloved tourist destination. Stretching an impressive 800 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, visitors often marvel at the breathtaking view of the sea and pristine beach sand. Besides taking a stroll along the pier itself, visitors can enjoy fishing off its sides or watching birds soar through the air as they swoop in to greet anglers. This beloved spot also provides access to some of the best local restaurants in town and offers plenty of opportunities for shopping.

Downtown Melbourne
Downtown Melbourne6.8km from Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Downtown Melbourne is one of the most picturesque areas to visit. Vibrant murals welcome you while towering palm trees provide shade. This beautiful area provides an abundance of attractions ranging from galleries to museums and a gorgeous beach nearby. Enjoy walking along the well-maintained sidewalks visiting boutiques and trying local cuisine. Whether you're interested in the arts or nature, Downtown Melbourne offers unique experiences for visitors of all ages.

Liberty Bell Memorial Museum
Liberty Bell Memorial Museum7.51km from Turkey Creek Sanctuary

There are two main components to the museum, the Rotunda of American History and Freedom Hall. Liberty Bell Memorial Museum was founded by Honor America Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to American history and heritage.

Erna Nixon Park
Erna Nixon Park9.64km from Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Erna Nixon Park is a public park. There are ferns and old live oaks in the park with Spanish moss hanging from them. Several species of birds and small animals live there, including the gopher tortoise and indigo snake.

Where is Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Discover More Attractions in Brevard County, Where Turkey Creek Sanctuary Is Located

Brevard County
Brevard County
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Brevard County is located in the east-central portion of the U.S. state of Florida. There are more than 100 parks and three campgrounds in the county that are managed by local government agencies. In 11 sanctuaries that protect natural ecosystems, the county's Environmentally Endangered Lands Program offers passive recreation opportunities such as hiking, wildlife viewing, biking and paddling.