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Address: 416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington, KY
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great nature place

Nice place to walk, hike, enjoy nature, have a picnic, run! McConnell Springs has a nice path to follow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Lexington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Nice place to walk, hike, enjoy nature, have a picnic, run! McConnell Springs has a nice path to follow.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very clean and reasonable place for large parties. (up to 300) Accommodations for a band and entertainment. Reasonably priced.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We love spending a few hours here every few months. Love the walking paths, natural springs and the nature center. They offer wonderful programs as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great and fun hike, easy trails and I love the rock walls!!! As always for this kind of nature walk, bring water, a snack, and pick up any litter others may have accidentally left.

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Lexington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Allows for a lot of interaction between kids (visitors in general) and hands on displays in the visitors center as well as the great outdoors!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I went there when I was younger with a camp but if you want to go and have a good time go with your family. They have an inside bathrooms it's free and there are fun things to hike and look around. Overall with my family it was a good experience. The last time I went was in August of... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

McConnell Springs is a nice surprise in the heart of Lexington. The first time we visited I was amazed that a place like this exists in the middle of a city, and it is a great way to take a break and feel like you are deep in the woods.

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lexington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a nice place to go and walk trails. There is the Boiling Spring , which is neat to see. Also, they have lots of learning activities and a nice educational center. A good place to have a picnic, and there are the picnic tables, and bathrooms. No fee to walk around, but sometimes they have classes you can... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Although this park is located in an industrial part of the city, there is a lot to see and learn while visiting. The nature center is very informative and staffed with great people. Walking the trails and looking at the historic foundations and champion tree were an unforgettable experience.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I stumbled on this park/trail one day while driving around. I live in the area this park is in and ever thought about visiting. It is hidden behind various construction sites/companies but is placed perfectly. It's not too big of a park but I personally think it's the perfect size. You could easily spend a couple of hours here. Parking... More 

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