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Nice park!

The day we went it was drizzling off and on so we didn't do alot. There are nice trails we will try... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nice Walk and Trails

Botanical Garden is FREE which is small. Good place to have a picnic lunch plus restrooms... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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5535 Centerville Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7346
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The day we went it was drizzling off and on so we didn't do alot. There are nice trails we will try out our next visit. I really went for the butterfly garden. I loved it. This is a definite addition to the things we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Botanical Garden is FREE which is small. Good place to have a picnic lunch plus restrooms available. Pet Friendly.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RickConnie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Freedom Park has miles of hiking trails, mostly through the woods, and is definitely a beautiful spot. Add to that the botanical gardens, the historical sites, and the Go Ape facility, and you've got a wonderful local park offering a wide variety of opportunities for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dennis P
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Freedom Park is a nice outdoor space. A few flowers in the Botanical Gardens were just beginning to bloom when we were there and the garden needs some work. I love visiting gardens wherever I travel; however, this is not one I would not have...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cac1234
Reviewed January 8, 2019

You can spend a day or an hour here with friends and family. They have a picnic area with grills for cooking. There are hiking trails, a zip line, a butterfly garden, bike trails and a small but interesting colonial museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

Celebrating one of the earliest free black settlements, and rejoicing that SOMEONE tried to set slavery right, even though it was after his death, was wonderful. His wise stipulations of land, houses, and education for the freed slaves is exciting. We enjoyed seeing this unknown-to-us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

The only complaint about freedom park is the bathrooms being so far away from the playground. The hiking trails and botanical gardens are a great addition,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed November 3, 2018

How lucky are we to have a botanical garden in the neighborhood? I take my girls here all the time in the summer. They practically beg to go see the pretty flowers and butterfly garden. Lots of great photo opportunities and a perfect place to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

We found Freedom park while looking for the botanical gardens, which is actually in Freedom Park. The park is beautiful, and great for hiking or biking. I would highly recommend bringing a bike. They also have the zip line course (sorry I can't remember the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank jdjcjp3
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

My 20 year old daughter and I stopped at Freedom Park to see the Botanical Gardens. It was very pretty and the Butterfly Garden in particular was fascinating. The garden as a whole was small and certainly not the fanciest I've ever seen, but it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Harry S
April 10, 2017|
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Response from dfischer91 | Reviewed this property |
Go to jamescitycounty.va.gov and you can drill down to Freedom Park to learn not only is there no entrance fee but also about the many interesting features of this wonderful park.
Paul L
April 10, 2016|
Response from Linaka85 | Reviewed this property |
You need your own bikes. There are places to rent, just not at Freedom Park.