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Big Tree Park

761 General Hutchinson Pkwy, Longwood, FL 32750-3732
+1 407-321-1693
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It's a tree

Short boardwalk to see a burned relic of a cypress tree and another large cypress; interesting for... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Anna M
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Birmingham, Alabama
Time to play

It is a nice park with a short boardwalk to an old cypress tree the Lady Liberty. Clean restrooms... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
leahkashouty
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Ocoee, Florida
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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LOCATION
761 General Hutchinson Pkwy, Longwood, FL 32750-3732
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+1 407-321-1693
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Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

It's a nice enough small city/county park. Nice children's play ground. Short trail into the forest. But the Big Tree, the Senator, is gone. Burned down by a looser drug addict. Very sad! However, a great bicycle trail starts just outside the park, and goes...More

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This certainly was a nice park but missing some big trees. There was one that was fairly large but I'm told an even larger one stood here too but burned down. It is a nice park. Certainly worth a stop if you're in the area...More

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Ever since the tree was burned down you really have the option of a playground or staring at a large stump. The playground is nice for kids, plenty of tables, and the grounds are kept up with. The tree itself has been destroyed but I...More

1  Thank theroyaltarts
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The Big Tree Park, located in central Seminole Country, is a wonderful escape from reality amongst businesses and residential areas. There is an interesting nature boardwalk explaining the native plant and the histories of two huge Bald Cypress trees, one of which was recently burned...More

Thank Paul S
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