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May Prairie Natural Area

The 250-acre May Prairie is a recognized National Natural Landmark located near Manchester, Coffee... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2012
lynnroebuck
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Nashville, Tennessee
Rugged

Just go for it off the gravel where it looks like they were going to make a road. That's about the... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2017
ralanboyle
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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Oct 13, 2018
“Beautiful remnant prairie ”
Feb 19, 2017
“Rugged”
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took a wonderful and cool 4 mile walk to look for late Warblers through May Prairie State Natural Area. It’s one of the best kept secrets in this region, a remnant prairie unknown except to locals until 1950’s. Great fall birding,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Just go for it off the gravel where it looks like they were going to make a road. That's about the best you can do to get started. After that the train becomes more clear with both wight paint and red ribbon blazes. When you...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank ralanboyle
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We home a lot and decided to check out this locally. .we had lots of bug spray and it didn't touch the mosquitos. We went in about 100 feet and couldn't take it...and we've done lots of hiking. Left and went somewhere else. Yuck! !

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank bethjmclean5
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went there as part of our birding organization's state meeting and this was an organized field trip. Loved how beautiful and clean it was. Enjoyed the birding and wildflowers. Also enjoyed seeing how they maintain it and are making improvements to it, for the people...More

Date of experience: October 2014
4  Thank Theresa711
Reviewed November 25, 2013

I really do not understand why this would be listed as an attraction. It is totally undeveloped and there is no signage to even let people know where it is. It would take a serious student of nature to research and find the site.

Date of experience: March 2013
4  Thank cjsr
Reviewed June 5, 2012

The 250-acre May Prairie is a recognized National Natural Landmark located near Manchester, Coffee County , Tennessee. The one-mile loop trail is a bit finicky but sufficient for exercise. The mosquito’s were more than plentiful during the time of our visit but overall is a...More

Date of experience: August 2011
8  Thank lynnroebuck
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