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Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary & Audobon Center

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Address: 1305 Germany Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601-8257
Phone Number: 859-873-5711

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The trails were just a mowed trails. The grass was a little high. But it was a very beautiful place. Good place to take the kids.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 3, 2016
Mamie C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

The trails were just a mowed trails. The grass was a little high. But it was a very beautiful place. Good place to take the kids.

Thank Mamie C
Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2015

Enjoyed the interesting and informative displays but especially enjoyed watching the birds and squirrels in the blind. There are also hiking trails but we didn't do them.

1 Thank Ronald G
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went to visit this place but unfortunately it was closed. The sign board displayed it is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. I wish people would have mentioned it in their reviews. Would have spared us 50 miles of drive.

6 Thank cooljolu
Frankfort, Kentucky
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2013

Great place to take your time and walk the trails. If you enjoy peace and quiet while taking in natures beauty, this is the place to go. Enjoy special educational talks that are present from time to time.

3 Thank P S
Imperial Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

Preserved prairie land with rolling hills, ponds, natural habitat, birds and animals including huge frogs. The ruts from the covered wagons are visible on one of the many trails. Reminded us of Little House on the Prairie but made us realize what a difficult time they had traveling through this land. Well worth visiting; the center has lots of information,... More 

4 Thank Robin K
Frankfort, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

Great nature reserve!! Several hiking trails, a pavilion with restrooms, and a pond. The two best features of this center are 1. The bird blind, and 2. Tim Williams, the onsite director. The bird blind is a small enclosure where people can sit behind a one way glass, enabling them to watch birds, squirrels, etc as they eat from several... More 

3 Thank kyhomeschooler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2012

It was a beautiful drive back to park. I enjoyed hiking the blue trail and sat for awhile at the pond and enjoyed the sun, birds, and breeze. I didnt mind paying a fee as it cost money to keep up these parks and I found the experience very relaxing. The bird blind was great as well. Plan to visit... More 

7 Thank Kgeorge16
Versailles, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2012

If you like to walk in the countryside, this is a great place to do it. They charge a fee, but what is the big deal( $4), you spend more than that to do other things. It's very quiet and a nice change from being in town around all the cars and noise( and you learn a thing or two... More 

4 Thank KYgirl1125
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2012

Overpriced walking trails, you can hike many other places for free. Other than a few bird feeders not much of nature center.

3 Thank S40601
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

Not much to do, you can only watch birds for so long. Can take a walk but watch out for ticks.

1 Thank Debbie D

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