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Bulow Creek State Park

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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 4 days ago
Judy P
Spruce Grove, Canada
Fairchild oak

A great place to stop plenty of shade from the Florida sun The trees are amazing we take all our... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
daytona fl
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“sugar mill”(11 reviews)
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3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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

Thank maineflordia
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!

Thank cwvw79
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.

Thank Lois S
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.

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.

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

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

1  Thank AineFlorida
Reviewed April 7, 2018

The plantation is in the thick canopy of the Florida inland and was beautiful and different from the coast. Very lush and relaxing and a reminder about how we mistreated the people we brought here and the people who lived here.

1  Thank David J
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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 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
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