Weedon Island Preserve is an expansive 3,190-acre natural area located on Tampa Bay. This coastal system, comprised of aquatic and upland ecosystems, is home to numerous species of native plants and animals, an educational facility and a rich cultural history. Indigenous peoples occupied this site for thousands of years. Today, the preserve protects this wide diversity of natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. Weedon Island Preserve is also a well-known birding and fishing site. More about us and see our visitor map.
Free Admission! - Donations Welcome
Upcoming In-Person Classes and Webinars:
Interested to learn about wild Florida and Weedon Island? Attend one of our upcoming webinars or in-person programs on such topics as native wildlife and plants, Florida’s ecosystems, archaeology, cultural history and more. Programs are hosted by the Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center and are funded by the Friends of Weedon Island.
Guided Tours and Hikes:
Curious to explore the trails at Weedon Island with a guide? Attend one of our monthly guided tours and nature hikes of the Preserve.
Keep in Touch with Weedon Island Preserve:
Learn about classes, camps, events, and other news pertaining to the Weedon Island Preserve and the Cultural & Natural History Center in the Preserve's monthly newsletter. Sign up now
Update to the Weedon Island Preserve Management Plan
The draft 2022 Weedon Island Preserve Management Plan Update is available for review. Please Contact Us to submit your comments. A public meeting to present the proposed update to the plan will be held at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, the Pinellas County Cooperative/Extension in the Magnolia Room, on Friday, January 14, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The public is welcome to attend the meeting and submit comments on the draft plan.
Plan and Appendixes: Download the Plan and Appendixes for each chapter of the plan listed below.
Persons with disabilities may contact our Office of Human Rights by calling (727) 464-4880 or by email for additional assistance with the documents provided below. All documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
For more information or questions: