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Busey Woods, Urbana

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#5 of 7 in Parks in Urbana
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • We really enjoyed wandering the trails here on a hot humid afternoon. We saw many deer. We were sad that some of the watering places were drained so it appeared the deer had a harder time getting... 
    We really enjoyed wandering the trails here on a hot humid afternoon. We saw many deer. We were sad that some of the watering places were drained so it appeared the deer had a harder time getting...  more »
  • There are lots of paths to enjoy in Busey Woods. There are some geocaches hidden here, too. We only found one though. Paths are easy to navigate and not difficult at all. There are nice... 
    There are lots of paths to enjoy in Busey Woods. There are some geocaches hidden here, too. We only found one though. Paths are easy to navigate and not difficult at all. There are nice...  more »
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  • To get here, go to the Anita Purves Nature Center and park at the lot, then follow signs for the boardwalk. It’s very short and very easy. I’d recommend going off the boardwalk and head to the dirt paths. Even so, this is a very easy walk (I wouldn’t call it a hike) and it’s really quiet, with wildlife!
  • A very cool woods that is "flooded" for parts of the year. To get to the woods you have to cross a suspension bridge over a river. There is a VERY slippery boardwalk (it rained the same day) throughout the park that connects different platforms that show off different aspects of the woods. Would definitely recommend

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