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Big Tree Park

761 General Hutchinson Pkwy, Longwood, FL 32750-3732
+1 407-321-1693
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The Senator

So sad that this unique park no longer has "The Senator"-Florida's oldest and largest cypress tree... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tink B
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Longwood, Florida
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As a change of pace from the crowds at the various theme parks, we elected to explore this park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fayesno1son
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Arlington, Texas
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“lady liberty” (12 reviews)
“bike trail” (5 reviews)
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761 General Hutchinson Pkwy, Longwood, FL 32750-3732
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+1 407-321-1693
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So sad that this unique park no longer has "The Senator"-Florida's oldest and largest cypress tree. I nice place to bring the family for an afternoon walk or picnic.

Thank Tink B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a change of pace from the crowds at the various theme parks, we elected to explore this park. Turns out, there is an 1100 ft boardwalk leading to the remains of "the Senator" , a 3500 year cypress destroyed by an arsonist in the...More

Thank fayesno1son
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I used to visit the park often until a druggie burned down The Senator. The park is nice for picnics, walks and viewing a little history.

Thank Dee T
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Being a huge fan and nature lover of trees seeing this duo has been on my bucket list. Even with the charred remains of the Senator, it was worth the drive to see these magnificent giants. Can you think of any other living thing that...More

Thank wickedbostonpissah
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Short boardwalk to see a burned relic of a cypress tree and another large cypress; interesting for a nature lover, but uber-boring for most people; kids will be more interested in the playground equipment than the boardwalk! The most redeeming factor is the parking and...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

It is a nice park with a short boardwalk to an old cypress tree the Lady Liberty. Clean restrooms and playground. There is mountain bike riding close by after heading east ( turn right) along the cross Seminole trail and peddle for about 5 minutes...More

Thank leahkashouty
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This park is small but it is great for a few hours away. It has Lady Liberty (a large tree) and of course the remains of the Senator (an even larger tree that was burned down by some lady). It has a great place for...More

Thank JenCat20
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day at the park. A lot of shade and the bike trail was very nice. Shaded in a lot of areas, paved and very wide. There is even some mountain bike trails for he more adventurous. Definitely will be coming back. Covered picnic tables...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a nice place to stretch your legs and get a little peace in the woods. The board walk leads you to where the Senator once stood, it's sister tree is nearby.

1  Thank Janet Z
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Big Tree Park is a place for a quiet piece of Florida history.It has a playground for children, a wooden walkway to see natural setting of flora and fauna and the famous 'Senator' and 'Lady Liberty' Cypress trees. Tucked in between two main roads, you...More

Thank JOANNE R
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