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Strange Area

Walked around the area for an hour last week as we live right next to it in Avalon Park. The trails... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
SteveRainville99
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Orlando, Florida
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First visit, and not sure about a second

We had planned on a hike at another destination, but that was open to hunters. Soooooo......Hal... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2015
RickMiii
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Viera, Florida
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Dec 11, 2018
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Aug 25, 2016
“Strange Area”
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The Preserve is a beautiful place to spend a few hours or more. It has 3 loops, the trails are well indicated with blazes on the trees (except for the first white trail to the right, which is easy to pass). It’s easy to make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Walked around the area for an hour last week as we live right next to it in Avalon Park. The trails are ok but nothing to write home about. Scenery is also very average.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

We had planned on a hike at another destination, but that was open to hunters. Soooooo......Hal Scott was close by and the quickest choice Plenty of parking. No maps at the kiosk, so that can make this difficult. We happened to have a copy of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank RickMiii
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I found the main loop hike to be average. Very repetitive scenery of pine scrub/ palmetto scrub. There may be longer hikes with more to see at the preserve. Might be a good hike when other trails in the area are wet. We had very...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed April 11, 2015

I went to find birds and was a bit disappointed, but I must say if you are prepared for a nice long walk in a relaxing setting with very very few people, this is a perfect place to go. The trails are quite long, but...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank czematis
Reviewed April 8, 2012

This preserve, not far from Orlando represents one of the beauties of living in Florida. Access to an unusual and unique landscape, very different from areas found in other parts of the US. This preserve is an example of what much of Florida used to...More

Date of experience: April 2012
7  Thank dlmFL
Reviewed January 21, 2006

These hiking trails are not what I expected. The trails consisted of a white loop 4.3 mi, red loop 6.1 mi, and yellow loop 6.3 mi. The trail I walked was a two-lane dirt road with unimpressive views and offered no shade. The trails would...More

10  Thank DeborahB1025
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