Orlando celebrates completion of new Orlando Wetlands Park boardwalk

CHRISTMAS, Fla. — Orlando City leaders celebrated the completion of a new 2,200-foot boardwalk at Orlando Wetlands Park.

The new boardwalk was unveiled by city leaders at a ribbon-cutting Monday.

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The elevated walkway will allow guests more opportunities to view and photograph the many birds and wildlife that call the 1,650-acre park home.

Orlando Wetlands Park is a man-made wetland near Christmas, Florida and was designed to help with the treatment of reclaimed water from the City of Orlando.

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The park offers tours to individuals and groups, in addition to schools and university students.

Orlando Wetlands Park is open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.