Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Gainesville

4.8
#3 of 8 in Wildlife in Gainesville
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4.8
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  • Alligators everywhere! We wanted to break up our drive and take a walk and this place was right on the money. About 3 miles from I-75. We were able to walk most of the park and got 3.6 miles on my...  more »
  • We are photographers and travel around the state on shoots. We've been to Payne's Prairie in the past but this was our first time at Sweetwater Wetlands. There is a self pay terminal and they ask for....  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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