Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Gainesville

4.8
#3 of 8 in Wildlife in Gainesville
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Stopped in for a short hike on a sweltering afternoon. Due to Covid19 some of the trail paths are blocked off. We got to walk down to the pond where street garbage is collected and kept out of the.....  more »
  • We make the drive from Jacksonville multiple times each year just to go to this park. It has amazing wildlife and is very well maintained and clean. The app to pay for parking now is efficient and...  more »
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  • Great place to walk, run, or read a book. Very, very tranquil setting to reflect and enjoy nature and decompress. When you explore the “park” and its generous trails and observation decks, it’s hard to believe how close it is to Gainesville. The prairie is gorgeous from this perspective. If bringing small children, keep them ever so close to your side. 🐊
  • Great park and great facilities. My suggestion is that if you go that you go either early in the day or late in the afternoon as there is not much canopy and not much cover on the trails. I would also bring some water as there are no or rather is no water out on the trails once you get away from the parking area. It also cost five dollars per vehicle and two dollars per person to park in the area.

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