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Paynes Prairie, Gainesville

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  • I have been a huge fan of Paynes Prairie for many years. In this review I'm specifically writing about Cones Dike Trail (I also love La Chua Trail, but reviewed it separately), as it's on the Prairie ...  more »
  • I highly suggest anyone visiting Gainesville, or anywhere in Florida, to come visit Paynes Prairie. It was absolutely beautiful and breathtaking. We did several trails here, and it was so tranquil. We...  more »
  • We visited on a Saturday morning. The visitor's center is very nice and the attendant helpful. We went up the observation tower and it does offer a fantastic view of the prairie. We also hiked the Bol...  more »