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“A Wonderful Walk through Natural Beauty”

Ranked #6 of 28 things to do in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This nature center serves up a palette of nature attractions including a botanical garden replete with 450 species of trees, ferns and flowers.
Reviewed 7 June 2014

We enjoyed our walk through this lovely setting of trees and flowers and other plants, as well as the Nature Center. We would recommend adding this special place to your list of things to do. An easy walk and well worth doing.

1  Thank MountainLily3
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

We went to the Biological Station this morning. The Cherokee Trail was really interesting and informative. They had nice signs telling the specific use of the plants for medicines. The remainder of the park was okay. It is a 2 and 1/2 mile walk around the lake. The names of the plant are indicated but I felt the they are missing a great opportunity to educate. The reception ceter is pretty good and they staff really helpful.

1  Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

Enjoyed a lovely walk through the myriad of trails through the gardens. Deceiving how many trails there are once you get in there. Though I enjoyed a leisurely stroll, others were jogging and running through the trails -- all scenic and peaceful!

1  Thank pgmccarter
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

This place was gorgeous and the perfect place to go for a really easy hike/walk. I couldn't believe how big it was after we started walking as it seemed like just a small garden path at the beginning of the trail but it led us back quite a ways to a little lake. It was very pretty and serene. Our dog loved it too because there were multiple spots where he could flop down on his belly and lay in the water (his favorite thing to do).

1  Thank Crystal M
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

This is an easy trail around the lake. It is a beautiful and scenic path displaying nature at it's best. It is a nice escape from the busy street.

1  Thank WJB12311
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