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Bulow Creek State Park

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Visit the Real Old Florida

The Florida park website says this park if open every day--it is NOT. It is closed on Tuesday and... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2018
The Fairchild Oak was fabulous!

My two daughters, five grandkids (ages 4-11) and I visited here recently while on vacation. The... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Judy P
Spruce Grove, Canada
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3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

The Florida park website says this park if open every day--it is NOT. It is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, but I did not know that until I had driven the length of the long entrance road. It would be a good idea to call...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kasey47
Reviewed October 15, 2018

My two daughters, five grandkids (ages 4-11) and I visited here recently while on vacation. The Fairchild Oak was definitely a highlight ..... such a magnificent tree! It was really hot and humid but we went for an hour walk on the trails and found...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Brought bikes, the trials were seriously overgrown and trees were down. A mess! Lots of tree roots,mud and bugs. Road in two miles and went back. Very disappointed first park in Florida that the trails weren’t maintained. Maybe nicer in winter

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 962debrat
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

A great place to stop plenty of shade from the Florida sun The trees are amazing we take all our northern friends there

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped specifically to see the Fairchild Oak and it stands there greeting visitors at the parking area. It's truly a thing of beauty! It was hot and humid the day we visited, so I'll return to walk the nature trails. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

this is a well preserved ruins with a small out-door museum of various items found around the grounds. Burned during the Indian War. Parking is near by and easy access.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank loiss409
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This places a cool spot to discover. All the history on this land makes it a must see. The kids liked exploring along the trails. Nice screened picnic area and bathrooms.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed June 1, 2018

The Oak tree at the entrance is just simply awesome. Just knowing the age of the tree made me feel such gratitude to Mother Nature. The trail and the walk was interesting on its own. Beautiful experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Joy S
Reviewed May 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ryan W
Reviewed April 12, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AineFlorida
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May 21, 2018|
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Response from Mainah65 | Reviewed this property |
I've never been to ruins, I get creeped out w people sitting in that parking lot doing nothing but looking around. I go to the other bulow entrances and other hikes. If someone knows how safe the ruins walk, is I would... More
Jennifer G
March 16, 2017|
Response from roxanneshisha |
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
February 5, 2017|
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