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Nixon Park Nature Center

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Just a well kept beautiful place to visit expect to spend two or so hours here and it’s free of... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Lots of fun

I've been here to do the center on our own and also with a school field trip. Both experiences... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
York, Pennsylvania
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5922 Nixon Dr, York, PA 17403-9367
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I had an hour to kill in Jacobus PA and took an easy hike at Nixon Park. There are lots of trails. I took a relaxing one along the creek. Crystal water and falling leaves of gold and red, purple and brown made a beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Just a well kept beautiful place to visit expect to spend two or so hours here and it’s free of charge great for all ages

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

They have nice hiking trails, but disappointed we were not allowed to have our dogs anywhere in the park, as I like to take them with me, I probably won't go back. But over all a nice park.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've been here to do the center on our own and also with a school field trip. Both experiences were fantastic. There's plenty of hands on learning. The staff is great and the other patrons are always friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

A hidden gem just 10 miles south of downtown York. Free. Dropped in when in York. State Park Nature Center with so many hands-on activities for children. Seriously well-planned with a number of areas focusing on various York County environment - soil, rocks, birds, animals,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to walk with kids. The exhibit center is interesting, interactive and larger than I expected. My 4 year old loved it here. Best of all is it's free to visit!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Lots of different plants and environments to look at, this place is great for a day-trip hike. Need to pack snacks and water! Wear comfortable shoes, no sandals! Have fun!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

My family went here and had lots of fun lots to see beautiful nature center we will be back had a great time!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The collections of bugs, butterflies, wild animal mounts are truly fascinating. Good place to identify snakes and see bees in action.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

This beautiful nature preserve is simply a lovely walkthrough. Vegetation of so many species makes you go back to when we were kids, exploring the woods near our house. There is also a very informative nature center building, with a HUGE number of taxi'ed lovely...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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