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Village Point Park Preserve

Scenic Highway 98, Daphne, AL
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Daphne
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Parks
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Fairhope, Alabama
1 review
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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Mobile, Alabama
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

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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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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Daphne, AL
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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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Daphne, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 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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Daphne, Al
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Great walking or biking trail. The park is like stepping into an old growth forest with a number of state champion trees and palmetto undergrowth that leads you down to Mobile Bay.

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Kingwood, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Great place to walk and relax. Woderful views and gives a real taste of the area.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Pretty boring unless you want to go off path next to a swamp and play Man and Wild and dare a gator or go into the brush and dodge a snake. Length of trail shorter than expected

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Burton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

So amazed that you can stand on the Bay and see trees not condo's like most of the Gulf Coast. The Gulf Shores of Alabama continue to surprise and entertain me. This little gem has nice walking, friendly people and ample parking. Felt very comfortable being solo! You can enjoy fishing from the two piers, or rocking on the porch... More

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