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Fairchild Oak a must see

We stopped specifically to see the Fairchild Oak and it stands there greeting visitors at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cwvw79
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Richland, Washington
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Very interesting ruins. Well marked.

this is a well preserved ruins with a small out-door museum of various items found around the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lois S
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3351 Old Dixie Hwy, Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9209
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 June 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 1 June 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 14 May 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

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 12 April 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

Thank AineFlorida
Reviewed 7 April 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
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This is a small park with a beautiful large old oak tree with limbs that go to the ground. I did not see any ruins near the tree. I did not hike the trail, but drove to the old sugar mill plantation rather than take...More

Thank floridian6
Reviewed 5 March 2018

So yes, the picture shows some ruins of a sugar mill but the best part is the beautiful surroundings of this Oak and Palm grove. This is Florida. Hanging Spanish Moss, dense tree cover...fantastic! Part of the "loop" ride around Ormond Beach(town connected to and...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We visited to see the oldest Oak in Florida and found interesting labeled trees and shaded 1/2 mile walking paths.

Thank mathmomnj
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Gnatmv
22 May 2018|
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Response from 319bobk | Reviewed this property |
The walk is a short one and very enjoyable, if you can handle it, I would highly recommend the walk.
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Jennifer G
17 March 2017|
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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
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remorw
5 February 2017|
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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
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