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Big Tree Park, Longwood

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  • So sad that this unique park no longer has "The Senator"-Florida's oldest and largest cypress tree. I nice place to bring the family for an afternoon walk or picnic.  more »
  • As a change of pace from the crowds at the various theme parks, we elected to explore this park. Turns out, there is an 1100 ft boardwalk leading to the remains of "the Senator" , a 3500 year cypress ...  more »
  • I used to visit the park often until a druggie burned down The Senator. The park is nice for picnics, walks and viewing a little history.  more »
  • For whatever reason, I was under the impression that this was going to be a long trail on a boardwalk. It’s not. There’s plaques along the way that tell about the Senator tree. There’s another enormous tree, Lady Liberty, but that’s it. The boardwalk ends there. Otherwise, without the preconceived notions, it was a simple and quiet place, peaceful. Shame that the tree was burned down.
  • Great little park to have lunch a picnic or go on a nature walk. Covered picnic areas, and restrooms are available. I also saw that they have a nice little play area for kids. I stop here every once in awhile to have a quite outdoor lunch at times. This time of year it's nice to enjoy the outdoors, and maybe take a nap for a few ...
  • I love this park! It is a trajedy that the main tree burned down but the remaining tree is still very impressive. I take the kids (toddlers) at least once a week. Great for young ones!
  • There is plenty of parking there is a nice playground for children you just need to keep your eye on them it has bathrooms as well no water fountains available
  • Beautiful park but the end of the trail really made me hate humanity...
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