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Address: Scenic Highway 98, Daphne, AL
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Quiet and Peaceful

We enjoyed an 8 am stroll through this park and were the only people there (with the exception of a fisherman on the pier). It was very quiet and had a nice mix of woods and views... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
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New Ulm, MN
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New Ulm, MN
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181 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed an 8 am stroll through this park and were the only people there (with the exception of a fisherman on the pier). It was very quiet and had a nice mix of woods and views along the bay (The park connects to Bayshore Park). There are some spectacular "state champion" trees and the historic Jackson Tree Live Oak... More 

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Loxley, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

This was great surprise today. I live here in Daphne,Al. area and this last month of summer before school starts my family and I have been exploring attractions near us for day trips. Stopped here and spent day cooking on grill provided by park and picnic tables located under a pavilion with nice bathrooms near by. Great trails there leading... More 

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2 Thank susan b
Daphne, Alabama
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Very nice walking trail if you want to see a lot of nature. Ends up down by the bay. Beautiful! We took our dogs down there and it was a great place for them to stretch their legs!

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Thank April H
Daphne, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The parking lot doesn't look like much and the service road in isn't particularly scenic but ... there are some neat finds here, including the Jackson Oak and some burial grounds. You can also take the path all the way down to a public pier and take a boardwalk over to Bay Front Park.

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Thank Bill W
Fairhope, Alabama
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My husband and I stopped at the park today and walked through it. The only thing we couldn't find was the "Primitive Burial Grounds." We did enjoy everything we did see and since we live close by, we will be returning. If you get a chance to go, by all means, do so. It is still somewhat a "work in... More 

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1 Thank Roni M
Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I am a history geek, so I was psyched at the idea to go see the Jackson Tree. Unfortunately, my experience was not exactly what I expected, especially reading the reviews posted on here prior to my excursion. My outdoor experiences have included all sorts of creatures in Mother Nature, but this park was like a horror flick! The signs... More 

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6 Thank J D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Village Point on Scenic Hwy 98 has covered picnic pavilion with tables and restroom facilities. A nice walk through the woods recently planted with more native trees brings one to an ancient Oak tree and an old family cemetery from the 1700s. This wide trail through the woods connects with a boardwalk and trail ending at the bay. There is... More 

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3 Thank daphne1997
Daphne, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Time to pull into village point park and walk all the way to the bay. Venture off to the boardwalk to the right and maybe see a gator. Come back on the board and keep going to the beach boardwalk. Back up the hill be sure to take in the cemetary and be thankful you are still vertical, then it's... More 

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1 Thank Jim B
Daphne, AL
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I'm local and this park is worth seeing. Its a great place to get next to wildlife, particularly water birds.

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1 Thank terrterr10
Daphne, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Have ben here many times to walk or bird. Good bathrooms. Don't miss the old cemetary or Jackson's Oak. Walk all the way down the hill to the bay. Bug spray may come in handy.

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