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Heritage Shores Nature Preserve

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In-Town Directions

Take Ocean Boulevard to 53rd Avenue north and turn away from the ocean. 53rd Avenue goes to the Cherry Grove Park and Boat Ramp. Parking for Heritage Shores is located at the western end of 53rd Avenue north. It is a four block walk to the entrance to the Preserve.

About the Park

Heritage Shores Nature Preserve is one of the most unique parks in the city; created in 2007 with seven acres of walking paths. The park is located on an island that extends into the Cherry Grove Marsh. This land is preserved in its native state and is accessible via a series of elevated boardwalks and observation docks. Interpretive signage throughout the park describes the plants, animals, fishes and birds that can be seen in the park.

Park Amenities

  • 40 station interpretive trail with native soil primitive walk path
  • Picnic/shade shelters
  • Stationary boat dock which provides access from the creek
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