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Bulow Creek State Park

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Address: 3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209

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Hidden Gem Under the Oaks

Plantation ruins and sugar mill--There are narrative kiosks and many displays to relate the story of Bulowville---the mill---and the plantations--foundations to slave quarters... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Greg D
Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Plantation ruins and sugar mill--There are narrative kiosks and many displays to relate the story of Bulowville---the mill---and the plantations--foundations to slave quarters. Short hike from the parking to the mill---picnic tables for lunch---boat launch for kayaks and canoes--saw folks fishing. There is access to the Bulow Woods Trail---you can hike the 8 miles one way to Bulow State Park... More 

Thank Greg D
Beverly hills, fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A drive along the Old Dixie Highway will be one I will always remember. As you start out from Ormond Beach traveling North you pass many large estate homes on either side of the roadway. As you drive North the homes become fewer and you enter an area with a tunnel canopy of live oaks overhanging the roadway along with... More 

Thank Jimbilly
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for a quick walk and were not disappointed. There was a short loop that didn't take long at all to walk that was perfect for kids. The huge tree is much more impressive in person!

Thank heather0908
Ormond Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Long dirt road leads to a park that is the start of a sugarmill ruin. their are some coquina stone walls, large vats that boiled the sugar for rum, a statue and a small museem with artifacts found on the property.We saw a wild boar from the car and two hawks. It's like a sancturary, so quiet and peacefull. Bring... More 

Thank rmatthesea
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It was worth the stop. Quiet little free park. Lots of shade and trails. There is a washrooms. Very rare old tree here. Tables and a fire pit.

Thank Don C
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

It was so fun coming here! I saw a couple deer along the trail and grasshoppers! At the entrance of the park, they have this 2,000 year old tree--simply amazing! My favorite part of the trail, though, was the bridge over the everglades--one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen. Wonderful experience.

Thank Adam L
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Bulow Creek State Park is a "FREE" small park off the highway, restrooms, and the Fairchild Oak tree that is simply amazing, living 400 years through war, hurricanes and everything else. You have to see this tree, Limbs go to the ground, under the ground and back out, really cool to me. The trails are NOT Mobility Scooter accessible, we... More 

Thank Calvin L
Potsdam, New York
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

I love exploring Florida parks! There are so many places that you can enjoy here besides the theme parks. We have found places like this throughout Volusia and Brevard counties. Most are free and contain gems like the Fairchild Oak which is purported to be 2000 years old, Wow! That's almost as old as Christianity! Certainly worth the stop if... More 

Thank BenGruda
Mad River Valley, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Even with the park entrance fee this is a reasonable place to explore, you won't be disappointed at all.

Thank Gofredo2014
Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great park with hiking trails and the Fairfield live oak tree. It's hundreds of years old and so big one of its branches hits the ground and goes up again. The nature trail is full of beautiful trees and plants that you won't see in many other places. Nice area for picnicking or just hanging out.

Thank Karen S

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