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interesting nature walk

We encounter a shower rain when we are in there, but I think it was really fun to get wet and... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Tianlan D
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Brooklyn, New York
Mellow Walking.......

The Morningside Nature Center is a wonderful property on which to take a hike. There are great... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
Rebecca C
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Aug 13, 2018
“interesting nature walk”
Feb 19, 2018
“Not for inexperienced hikers”
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We encounter a shower rain when we are in there, but I think it was really fun to get wet and hanging around the trees:)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tianlan D
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We love Gainesville Parks but the signage for this one was pretty sparse. I'm not an experienced orienteerer so part of my problem is that when you look at the map, North is facing down. We wandered around trying to find a trailhead and eventually...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

The Morningside Nature Center is a wonderful property on which to take a hike. There are great trails in the park, and you have the opportunity to take a boardwalk across a swampy area. The birding is fantastic, and the trails were not at all...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Enjoyed a pleasant walk around the park on a warm, sunny Sunday afternoon. Although the Nature Center was closed when we were there last, it is great when it is open. It duplicates an 1800s farmstead and offers tours. We just had a nice time...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Maelgori
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Go on the days where they have the living history days, and get to sample free maple syrup. See characters dressed up as well.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank sewveryblessed
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The fall flowers are just gorgeous and attract a great number and selection of butterflies. However, the nature center and education space appear fairly run down and aren't open on the weekends (the property is, just not the small nature center). But, if you want...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank bj2kb
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Love going to the Morningside Nature Center, especially when they try to make it very 19th century. There are nice farm animals and it attempts to mimic how folks lived in the Reconstruction period in the South. There are nice trails in this park, but...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Edwin A
Reviewed April 22, 2016

I've only been when there are no re-enactors. But this is a wonderful park to visit. There is a small cracker homestead and some livestock. There is the most personable cow. Her name is Penny and she likes for her name to be called and...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank clobberella24
Reviewed February 27, 2016

We have visited here several times, the first time on a day with no re-enactors and it was a pleasant, pretty and peaceful park. The second time was on a day of living history. How delightful. A working farm, animals, blacksmithing, the house has been...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank ClaudiaP349
Reviewed February 22, 2016

This is a beautiful park. If you want to take a morning stroll, this is the place. It will sooth your soul.

Date of experience: January 2016
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