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Bulow Creek State Park

3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209
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History and hiking on the cheap

I picked a clear Friday afternoon to go hiking at Bulow. The actual park is $4.00 a vehicle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan W
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Jacksonville, Florida
It's like a jungle

It was raining the day we stopped here so our tour was limited. We came to view the largest Live... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
AineFlorida
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Florida
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3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209
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"fairchild oak"
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"sugar mill"
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"plantation ruins"
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"hiking trail"
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"dixie highway"
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"long dirt road"
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"red trail"
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"seminole indians"
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"main trail"
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"worth a trip"
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"beautiful walk"
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"old florida"
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"incredible site"
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"walter boardman"
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"enjoy nature"
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"short hike"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked a clear Friday afternoon to go hiking at Bulow. The actual park is $4.00 a vehicle/ $2.00 a person self-pay. The park itself has a few very short trails and access to the creek that runs by the plantation. A circular road runs...More

Thank Ryan W
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

It was raining the day we stopped here so our tour was limited. We came to view the largest Live Oak Tree in the South. It was spectacular. I couldn't believe how large the main tree was and the limbs keep on going and growing...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The plantation is in the thick canopy of the Florida inland and was beautiful and different from the coast. Very lush and relaxing and a reminder about how we mistreated the people we brought here and the people who lived here.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a small park with a beautiful large old oak tree with limbs that go to the ground. I did not see any ruins near the tree. I did not hike the trail, but drove to the old sugar mill plantation rather than take...More

Thank floridian6
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

So yes, the picture shows some ruins of a sugar mill but the best part is the beautiful surroundings of this Oak and Palm grove. This is Florida. Hanging Spanish Moss, dense tree cover...fantastic! Part of the "loop" ride around Ormond Beach(town connected to and...More

1  Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We visited to see the oldest Oak in Florida and found interesting labeled trees and shaded 1/2 mile walking paths.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

This is at the north end of the Ormond Beach Scenic Loop. You enter and drive about a mile down a dirt/packed sand road built in the 1800's. You'll find rest rooms, natural Florida plants and the ruins of an old sugar factory, the largest...More

1  Thank Jerry B
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Beautiful walking trails. Easy walk. Beautiful vegitation, views. Dogs allowed. Pretty busy so seems safer than if you were walkng alone. Although quiet and it seems remote while walking. Heard locally to be certain to keep items in vehicles hidden and locked as Bicentennial park...More

1  Thank Mainah65
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

A place where slaves made cane sugar in the 1800's untill it was destroyed by the Seminoles (they think). The ruins are amazing and everything is labeledd to tell you what happened at each site and there are many. This place will take a few...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

First, there are 2 state parks in this area with very similar names. This review is for BULOW CREEK state park. This park consists of an parking area with picnic and restrooms that allows you to view the ancient Fairchild oak tree. The tree is...More

1  Thank diaq
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Gnatmv
22 May 2018|
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Response from 319bobk | Reviewed this property |
The walk is a short one and very enjoyable, if you can handle it, I would highly recommend the walk.
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Jennifer G
17 March 2017|
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I believe it took me 7 hours, and that includes four rest stops and lunch at the ruins. I have hiked it, in its completion, three times, and going my fourth tomorrow. I couldn't recommend it enough, I've anyway introduced a... More
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remorw
6 February 2017|
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Response from bgdiver1963 | Reviewed this property |
Turn into park off old dixie highway. As u turn in, 600 yards back will be parking, restroom, trailhead and oak tree can be seen from parking lot
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