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Weedon Island Preserve - Things to Know Before Visiting

1800 Weedon Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, USA

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About Weedon Island Preserve

A 3,190 acre natural area predominately an estuarine preserve composed of upland and aquatic ecosystems such as mangrove forests, pine/scrubby flatwoods, and maritime hammock, and is home to a variety of native wildlife.

Attractions Near Weedon Island Preserve

St. Pete Pier™
St. Pete Pier™8.1km from Weedon Island Preserve

A landmark pleasure pier extending into Tampa Bay. The last iteration of the pier was named the Inverted Pyramid Pier. It featured a five-story inverted pyramid-shaped building.

Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts8.32km from Weedon Island Preserve

The comprehensive collection of more than 20,000 objects includes major works by the French artists Monet, Morisot, Barye, Rodin, Corot, and Bourdelle, and the Americans Inness, Hassam, Bellows, O’Keeffe, Pearlstein and Andrew Wyeth. Also on view are ancient Greek and Roman, Egyptian, Asian, African, pre-Columbian, Native American art and objects.

The Dalí (Salvador Dalí Museum)
The Dalí (Salvador Dalí Museum)9.2km from Weedon Island Preserve

Art museum dedicated to the works of Salvador Dalí. It houses the largest collection of Dalí's works outside Europe.

Henry B. Plant Museum
Henry B. Plant Museum17.6km from Weedon Island Preserve

Plant Hall was formerly known as the Tampa Bay Hotel, which was a 511-room resort hotel opened on February 5, 1891 by Henry B. Plant near the terminus of his rail line. The museum's exhibits focus on Gilded Age tourism, the elite lifestyle of the hotel's guests, and the building's use during the Spanish–American War.

Tampa Riverwalk
Tampa Riverwalk17.88km from Weedon Island Preserve

2.6-mile-long (4.2 km) open space and pedestrian trail development along the Hillsborough River . The Riverwalk extends along most of the downtown Tampa waterfront, forming a continuous path connecting multiple parks, attractions, public spaces, and hotels.

Glazer Children's Museum
Glazer Children's Museum18.02km from Weedon Island Preserve

Housed in a 53,000-square-foot facility in downtown Tampa, the museum features 170 interactive exhibits in multiple themed areas. Traveling exhibits occasionally supplement the museum's permanent collection as well.

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Pinellas County
Pinellas County
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Second-smallest county in Florida by land area. Due to its small size and high population, by the early 21st century Pinellas County has been mostly built out, with very little developable land left available.