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Clegg Memorial Gardens

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Beautiful Hike

Awesome little gem in Lafayette with great topography which strolls near the river. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Lindsey P
Not so good in the fall.

Fall is not the best time to visit this place. The trails were nice, but a little difficult for... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Grandma341
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Clegg Garden resides on the hillside overlooking state scenic waterway Wildcat Creek. The slopes feature a rare gravel hill prairie ecosystem. From creek side to hilltop elevation changes 100 feet, making for excellent hiking opportunity along the...more
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1782 N 400 E, Lafayette, IN 47905-8857
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clegg Memorial Gardens certainly has potential, as it runs along the scenic Wildcat Creek. However, the place really needs some care. The trails themselves are in sad shape. They're overgrown, and directional signage is very difficult to find. I'm very shocked that I didn't end...More

Thank Inquisitive_Wayfarer
Reviewed 1 June 2018

took an evennig walk in this park. Was like a little rainforest in the area. Birds chirping everywhere. Loved it.

Thank foodfancierEastCoast
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We love to visit here, just to get away from the hustle of the city for a while. I used to take my kids here when they were young, just to let them work out some extra energy. Truly beautiful in the fall.

Thank Dorrie H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I like to visit nature preserves. This one was in sad shape and needs some tlc. Very disappounted.

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Visiting friends in Lafayette,we looked for a pleasant place to have a walk. The Clegg Garden is just west of Lafayette not far from I65. Both my friend and I have some walking issues, but with some care we were able to maneuver stairs without...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Awesome little gem in Lafayette with great topography which strolls near the river. Lots of diversity and pretty well managed. The manager and staff are very friendly and welcome all. Great bird watching as well.

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Fall is not the best time to visit this place. The trails were nice, but a little difficult for senior citizens. I would love to go back in the spring to see the flowers.

Thank Grandma341
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I have loved this place for decades. However, the trails are in a sad state. Many are missing one or both of the rails. This makes it difficult for some people to walk the trails.

1  Thank Aylaeh C
Reviewed 25 May 2016

If you like to hike, but don't want to drive to Turkey Run or another state park, this is a good place to visit. It's small, but it's in town so it's nice to visit when you don't have much time. Be sure to note...More

1  Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This place is a hidden gem. Many people do not even know that it is in Lafayette. I used to take our dog out there to let him run around. The place is beautiful and SO restful.

2  Thank Aylaeh C
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