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“One of my favorite spots on earth”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cosby Picnic Area

Cosby Picnic Area
Orlando, FL
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“One of my favorite spots on earth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

We haven't explored much here but we did do the Nature Trail on 2 occasions. This time there was snow on the ground. Its a great little trail with plenty of stream crossings and cool little bridges. Lots of lush plant life and just great all around piece of forest. There is one part where the river splits around you and all you can hear is the water, and you are surrounded by trees. The air is cool and fresh blowing off the water, and it is by far one of my favorite little places on this earth!

Visited January 2013
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Chicago
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great campground”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

Bathrooms were very clean and well maintained. We stayed two nights but would have stayed longer if we had the time. Great trails without having to leave the camp grounds. This is my husband's favorite quiet area of the park. We were there for the 4th of July and it still was not over crowded. Tent site $14 a night. You can make reservations online or you can get a site first come, first serve. Room for tents and campers.

Visited July 2012
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165 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Relaxing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2012

A nice, clean and well maintained area of the park. You can sit next to a stream while enjoying a picnic and it is usually less crowded than some of the more well known picnic areas. There is a nice self guided nature trail if you feel like hiking after your picnic.

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Linn, Missouri
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371 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“A peaceful outing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

Stopped at the Cosby Picnic area on a whim to eat lunch before our rafting experience. Turned out to be a great stop. The picnic are was empty (several cars in the lot, but we were the only ones eating). We were able to hike down a bit and let the kids play in the cascading water and get several gorgeous photos, all without anyone else being around. It truly made it feel like it was our little slice of the mountains. Hoping an excellent review doesn't make this area crazy busy as it is defintely on our list of places to go again.

Visited June 2012
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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251 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Clean”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2012

I liked this pinic area like many in the park this one sits next to a creek, river or lake whichever you would like to call it. So you could sit at the tables and look out over the water. We got awesome pictures hanging out next top the water and we saw trails for hiking but neither of us felt like hiking so that will have to wait for another trip.

Visited April 2012
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