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pleasant trails in a mostly wild setting

The nature center has well-marked and interesting trails above a reservoir, with a variety of... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
roadtrekker
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Charlottesville, Virginia
Nature trail in old growth Virginia forest

Our family loves to walk along the nature trails in Ivy Creek Natural Area. We've seen bunnies... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
Mary M
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7 Oct 2017
“pleasant trails in a mostly wild setting”
12 Jul 2017
“Nature trail in old growth Virginia forest”
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

The nature center has well-marked and interesting trails above a reservoir, with a variety of settings and walks. An historic farm brings local history to light.

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Our family loves to walk along the nature trails in Ivy Creek Natural Area. We've seen bunnies, squirrels, and even saw a turtle lay her eggs! The barn has regular nature workshops. We enjoyed listening to a presentation by the Batman about how we can...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed May 24, 2017

A delightful park just on the outskirts of Charlottesville- were nature has a chance to take over- if you are lucky you may see deer and a beaver and plenty of fish in the reservoir. Trails are very peaceful though some are certainly more challenging...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Lots of options to add trail loops together so you can chose the length of your hike. Nothing hard here, but the open woods are some of the most beautiful in Virginia.

Thank BillBraithwaite
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great educational center and master naturalists regularly offer great programs for kids; hiking available for all ages and challenges or just a simple short walk down hill to play at the creek. Also star gazing programs, a historical barn, and bird walks, too.

Thank Peregrinatios
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Nice location right on the South Fork of the Rivanna, this place has great walking trail and meadows. Plenty of space. There is a barn where activiies take plce- talks about Nature, of demos of a lot- like mushroom hunting. Easy to get to, off...More

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