This wetland reserve is located near Lakeland, Florida. Within its borders the visitor can find wild pigs, bobcats, otters, raccoons, a vast variety of birds and other wildlife. There is also a wide variety of flowers and vegetation. Several user-friendly trails take the visitor to different sections of the reserve. Due to the huge number of alligators and other wild animals, pets are not allowed on the property for the pet's safety. Perhaps the best thing about this property for the visitor to Florida is that it is FREE.