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Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve & Nature Center

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Address: 2222 N College St, Auburn, AL 36830-4332
Phone Number: (334) 502-4553
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The Ecology Preserve is absolutely fantastic. It is gorgeous and very well-maintained. The trails are great, and the playground is a huge hit with younger kids. They regularly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ecology Preserve is absolutely fantastic. It is gorgeous and very well-maintained. The trails are great, and the playground is a huge hit with younger kids. They regularly have programs and camps that are always good. Members can book the pavilion and a short animal program (with live animals) for birthday parties. There's also a fantastic fire ring and amphitheater.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Kreher Forest is a jewel of the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Science's crown. Both for solitary and group exploration are options for initial and return visits. It's a natural playground for young and old alike.

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Thank Katherine Mary M
Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Preserve is a huge wooded wonderland with trails, a waterfall, a natural playground and other surprises. A great place to spend time- a 30 minute playground visit or a couple of hours of hiking. No dogs allowed (important for the wildlife who call this place home). Nice and shady in the hot summer months!

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Thank Nikki M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I love coming here to run and explore. There is a great deal of wildlife and several photogenic locations. I recommend trying to find the old barn out there. Has a cool horse drawn cart nearby and a glass bottle tree. My girlfriend and I like to come here at least once while she's in town. Also, it's rarely busy,... More 

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Thank Matthew E
Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My son and I love this place! There are great trails to hike, a great "natural" playground for the kids to play on. They also have a beautiful pond to hike too. Animal watching is always an adventure too! Love, Love, Love!

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Thank Mredmon
Auburn, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Always a fun place to walk around and let the kids burn some energy. So many paths you can get lost. They have a small play area for kids. Great time

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Auburn, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Lots of different trails. Quiet with nice benches and places that you can stop and sit and read or just enjoy the outdoors.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I think we've all had experiences that we get so stoked about we can't help but immediately share. Without a doubt the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve is one that I didn't want to hesitate very long to write and share in both words and pictures. Visualize outdoor classrooms, because that is what it primarily is. The preserves mission is... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

As parents of two toddlers, we were so excited to discover this hidden treasure a few minutes from downtown Auburn. There is no entry fee and it has great trails, a small lake with turtles, a small waterfall, bird watching areas, and best of all, an amazing playground! Our boys love to explore the trails, watch the turtles in the... More 

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Opelika AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I have been meaning to write this review for years. I have run many miles on these trails and have always loved every step. You can stick to the wide paths or get on the windy twisty root filled areas...all is great. There are gardens and meadows and a lake and a fantastic hill . What a wonderful place to... More 

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