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An urban wild walk....

We checked out the Bivens Arm Nature Park recently and enjoyed our walk there, although it was... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
Rebecca C
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Madison, Wisconsin
Nice park

A really cool park where you can walk various loops. Massive pine trees in the park too. There is... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
Tim G
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Jun 26, 2018
“Unsettling and Unkept”
Apr 22, 2018
“Nice park”
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

We anticipated a chance to see the marsh and walk the advertised boardwalk. Unfortunately, neither of these happened. We could not find the boardwalk and were definitely unsettled by the very poorly kept trails. We walked 70% of the trails and never saw the marsh...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Victoria S
Reviewed April 22, 2018

A really cool park where you can walk various loops. Massive pine trees in the park too. There is a pavilion where you can have a nice relaxing picnic.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tim G
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Good place for a woodland walk for 30-40 minutes, not more. Never far away from the roads. I have been many times and never seen alligators on the trail - for those you need to go to La Chua trail

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jincognito
Reviewed January 29, 2018

We checked out the Bivens Arm Nature Park recently and enjoyed our walk there, although it was shorter than we hoped. There is a boardwalk that allows you to cross over wet areas while keeping your feet dry. You might feel as if you are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a trail to bike, this could be a mountain trail bike, but not for road bike. Has a pavillion, it is very lonely, rugged an easy to get lost, signs ogf alligators, we tried for a mile and decided to leave....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank nabeab
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is a sweet little park tucked away in the corner of town. There are one or two walking trails through a rich treed hammock. A children's playset, and an open pavilion for group events.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed November 26, 2016

beautiful park but located in a very bad part of Gainesville traveler beware as there is a very real problem of having a natural attraction in the heart of one of Florida's best VA hospitals and the UF Shand's acclaimed medical work with homeless tent...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Melissa R
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Unless me missed something, this park is not the best in the area. We went there, wondered around but when I saw 'alligator' signs, we got worries since we have two little ones. Then it became more stressful adventure than nice walk in a park,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rasasthali
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Free park, better sights and sounds than a rest stop, and safer. Nice place, has a restroom and a path which help with all your off the road needs. Taka a short break stretch your legs and wake back up.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jstinger
Reviewed June 16, 2016

My husband and I walked around this park in the morning. We were a little confused while we were walking the trails as there is only one map near the entrance of the park. We did not take a picture of it so as we...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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