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Bulow Creek State Park

3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209
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Clean, prestine old Florida

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

Reviewed 3 days ago
mathmomnj
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new jersey
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Amazing Sugar History At Your Finger Tips

This is at the north end of the Ormond Beach Scenic Loop. You enter and drive about a mile down a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jerry B
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Branson, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank mathmomnj
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 15 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

Thank 319bobk
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Reviewed 14 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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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Stopped by here while driving the scenic loop. Nice to be away from the crowds, cars and sidewalks along A1A.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Two of the most interesting things was the fauna and geography. It was my first time visiting this part of Florida and I loved the swampy area and seemingly weeping trees. The ground itself just felt 'old' and timeless. The second part are all of...More

Thank Josh D
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I love to see these ancient oaks in Florida. When you think of all that has passed in several thousand years, it is just amazing to me to see something like this. The access to the Fairchild Oak is easy, you don't even need to...More

Thank AnitaS484
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Fairchild oak must be seen. Beautiful giant live oak tree. One of the largest and oldest in the U.S. Please respect and care for this natural treasure. Hiking path also started at parking lot near the tree.

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Easy access to Fairchild Oak. Had a lovely pincic right under the tree. She's beautiful. Hiked the red trail, 5 miles. Must have hiking boots as parts are muddy but it was excellent overall. Sadly the ruins are completely flooded and no hiking in that...More

1  Thank GinaDx
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Jennifer G
17 March 2017|
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Response from Roxanne S |
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
5 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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Sherry K
16 January 2017|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
I do believe they are. Since I don't (unfortunately) have a dog now, I would suggest asking the FL State Parks office.
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