McDowell Nature Center and Preserve, Charlotte

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  • Wanting to benefit from the sunshine after Christmas and New Year we visited the park, which is free. The woodlands looked superb, letting the sun through bare branches. Trails are clearly marked and ...  more »
  • McDowell is a really nice park not far from Charlotte. It has quite a few trails, but not all are well-marked. We started at the nature center. The park staff were very helpful about choosing the trai...  more »
  • I like anything that by the water...paths are nice to walk, have good spots for barbecues...not good for fishing as per signs!!  more »

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