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Loblolly Woods Nature Park

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Surprising Find; Very Difficult to Get To

My family & I were Geocaching on a Sunday afternoon & happened upon this place. Great nature trails... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Nancy B
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Gainesville, Florida
Great nature park

Loblolly Woods is a great nature park, with lots of trails and boardwalks, great for a peaceful... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
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Jan 16, 2019
“Surprising Find; Very Difficult to Get To”
Jul 9, 2018
“Great nature park”
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3315 NW 5th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2407
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

My family & I were Geocaching on a Sunday afternoon & happened upon this place. Great nature trails and a fun Geocache. It is incredibly difficult to find; my GPS at first put us in a residential neighborhood across the street, and when you're actually...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Loblolly Woods is a great nature park, with lots of trails and boardwalks, great for a peaceful hike through the forest. The creek is beautiful, though regrettable closed to swimming due to high bacterial levels. Lots of birds and other wildlife make this a good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank gatorben
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The park had a peaceful easy walk. You're very close to the university and yet right among nature. There are some boardwalks to walk on including an overlook for bird sightings. A creek runs all g side with clear water and sand banks. Great place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

I just walked through to go birding. It was pleasant and I did see a small group of birds, migrating through. The only real drawback is that you hear a lot of road noise coming from either 8th Ave. or 34th Street.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 364heleneh
Reviewed September 30, 2017

I went and walked around, then I came back with my dog later. I saw a small herd of deer across the creek, and my dog loved sniffing around. Right now the creek is contaminated with fecal bacteria, but I can't wait until that clears...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Loblolly is accessed either through 34th street entrance (about 5 places to park) or 8th Ave (some parking across the street). Nice meandering L shape trail alongside a creek. Walking or rideing a bike.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank H3487AQmarya
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This lovely park is nestled in between 34th St. and 32nd St. The entrance is a tiny hidden alley at NW 5th Avenue. Go slowly on 34th st. otherwise you will miss it. It only has three parking spots. It is open from dawn to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank alberto927
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