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Bulow Creek State Park

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Bulow Creek State park

This is a peaceful park with an admission fee of $5 unless you walk in--then it is less. It does... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard H
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Mehlville
One of the most magnificent trees around, The Fairchild oak

This is a must see for all visitors and locals to visit. To feast your eyes on a beautiful tree... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peggy F
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3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a peaceful park with an admission fee of $5 unless you walk in--then it is less. It does offer trails for hiking and while we were looking for the Fairchild oak, we never found any signs for it. Most of the buildings were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for all visitors and locals to visit. To feast your eyes on a beautiful tree that is thousands of years old, imagine that!!! It has withstood all sorts of potentially destructive elements, yet, there it stands, tall and proud. It's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Bulow Creek State Park because we wanted to see the famous Fairchild Oak. This oak is absolutely magnificent and is about 500 years old. The plaque in front of the oak says over 2000 years old; however, the information at the start of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

The Florida park website says this park if open every day--it is NOT. It is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, but I did not know that until I had driven the length of the long entrance road. It would be a good idea to call...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

My two daughters, five grandkids (ages 4-11) and I visited here recently while on vacation. The Fairchild Oak was definitely a highlight ..... such a magnificent tree! It was really hot and humid but we went for an hour walk on the trails and found...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Brought bikes, the trials were seriously overgrown and trees were down. A mess! Lots of tree roots,mud and bugs. Road in two miles and went back. Very disappointed first park in Florida that the trails weren’t maintained. Maybe nicer in winter

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

A great place to stop plenty of shade from the Florida sun The trees are amazing we take all our northern friends there

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped specifically to see the Fairchild Oak and it stands there greeting visitors at the parking area. It's truly a thing of beauty! It was hot and humid the day we visited, so I'll return to walk the nature trails. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cwvw79
Reviewed June 19, 2018

this is a well preserved ruins with a small out-door museum of various items found around the grounds. Burned during the Indian War. Parking is near by and easy access.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank loiss409
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This places a cool spot to discover. All the history on this land makes it a must see. The kids liked exploring along the trails. Nice screened picnic area and bathrooms.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amy P
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Gnatmv
May 21, 2018|
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Response from Mainah65 | Reviewed this property |
I've never been to ruins, I get creeped out w people sitting in that parking lot doing nothing but looking around. I go to the other bulow entrances and other hikes. If someone knows how safe the ruins walk, is I would... More
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Jennifer G
March 16, 2017|
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I believe it took me 7 hours, and that includes four rest stops and lunch at the ruins. I have hiked it, in its completion, three times, and going my fourth tomorrow. I couldn't recommend it enough, I've anyway introduced a... More
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remorw
February 5, 2017|
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Response from bgdiver1963 | Reviewed this property |
Turn into park off old dixie highway. As u turn in, 600 yards back will be parking, restroom, trailhead and oak tree can be seen from parking lot
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