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Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve & Nature Center

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Address: 2222 N College St, Auburn, AL 36830-4332
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+1 334-502-4553
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00

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Hiking in the Cold

Stopped in Auburn to look at AUs graduate program and went here for a walk. The trails were extremely well marked and blazed so that two people could walk comfortably next to each... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Coventry, Connecticut
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Coventry, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in Auburn to look at AUs graduate program and went here for a walk. The trails were extremely well marked and blazed so that two people could walk comfortably next to each other. One of the best parts was the opening by the power lines where they have a shelter and a deer feeder. Unfortunately we unknowingly scared the... More 

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Thank secoulombe
Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful morning in this great outdoor space surrounded by nature and the gift of silence save for a few rustling leaves .....nice playground made up of ecologically friendly structures which were enjoyed by our two year old gran daughter while several of us hiked. The Fairy Garden was simply delightful and as we hiked we gathered materials to... More 

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Thank EnglishRose10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

What a great place, close to campus for a walk. Great hiking trails with a creek, lots of shade in the summer and lots of feel good nature all around.

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1 Thank John E
Buena Vista, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Interesting hiking trails in historic forest preserve. Educational. Good place to take school age children!

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1 Thank autiger1962
Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Ecology Preserve is absolutely fantastic. It is gorgeous and very well-maintained. The trails are great, and the playground is a huge hit with younger kids. They regularly have programs and camps that are always good. Members can book the pavilion and a short animal program (with live animals) for birthday parties. There's also a fantastic fire ring and amphitheater.... More 

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2 Thank sausageballs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Kreher Forest is a jewel of the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Science's crown. Both for solitary and group exploration are options for initial and return visits. It's a natural playground for young and old alike.

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1 Thank Katherine Mary M
Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The Preserve is a huge wooded wonderland with trails, a waterfall, a natural playground and other surprises. A great place to spend time- a 30 minute playground visit or a couple of hours of hiking. No dogs allowed (important for the wildlife who call this place home). Nice and shady in the hot summer months!

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1 Thank Nikki M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I love coming here to run and explore. There is a great deal of wildlife and several photogenic locations. I recommend trying to find the old barn out there. Has a cool horse drawn cart nearby and a glass bottle tree. My girlfriend and I like to come here at least once while she's in town. Also, it's rarely busy,... More 

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1 Thank Matt E
Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

My son and I love this place! There are great trails to hike, a great "natural" playground for the kids to play on. They also have a beautiful pond to hike too. Animal watching is always an adventure too! Love, Love, Love!

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1 Thank Mredmon
Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Always a fun place to walk around and let the kids burn some energy. So many paths you can get lost. They have a small play area for kids. Great time

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