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Paynes Prairie, Gainesville

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#2 of 10 in Parks in Gainesville
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  • Beautiful park. You may see wild horses, buffalo, heron, egrets, and you will see gators lots of gators. There are walk ways in certain areas others its trails . The prairie is huge so pace yourself. ...  more »
  • I usually go visit this place in the late fall through winter… it is an experience year around! The reason I go in cooler months is the alligators like to lay out in the sun to stay warm and there are...  more »
  • We visited LaChua Trail in Payne Prairie in February. We saw many gators, birds, and other wildlife! The walkways were well maintained. We loved it!  more »

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