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Seminole Rest

Oak Hill, FL
+1 386-345-1997
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Beautiful way to spend an afternoon

This was a beautiful little park which is well maintained. The walkway is paved and there are a lot... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
NoelleMatta
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Pequea, Pennsylvania
via mobile
1 hour stop

there is not much to do in Oak Hill other than fish and poke your eyes out but hey they added a... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
JimDeBerry
,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“nice view” (3 reviews)
“gift shop” (3 reviews)
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Oak Hill, FL
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+1 386-345-1997
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"off the beaten path"
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"nice view"
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"gift shop"
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"the river"
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"the main house"
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"canaveral national seashore"
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"quick stop"
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"beautiful spot"
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"clams"
in 2 reviews
"great place to go"
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"wheel chair"
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"parking lot"
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"fish"
in 5 reviews
"history"
in 14 reviews
"site"
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"seminole"
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This was a beautiful little park which is well maintained. The walkway is paved and there are a lot of benches great for people who need frequent breaks. Unfortunately when we went the house was closed but still worth the trip. Nice picnic tables and...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

there is not much to do in Oak Hill other than fish and poke your eyes out but hey they added a nice pier and some educational spots that are possibly not factual, who knows???

1  Thank JimDeBerry
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We saw the road sign with the national park symbol on a Saturday afternoon and followed the road out to the water. The Park has restrooms but they were locked. We ventured around the trail and discovered a large spot on the beach where they...More

1  Thank rogersober
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stop by at least once a year to check on the house, it's so calming to know people cared enough to restore this jewel.

Thank Darlene F
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The houses were not open to view when we were there, but would have been nice to see. The dock had a nice view and there was a dolphin feeding close by. The problem we had was the mosquitos. Bring plenty of mosquito spray! The...More

Thank dodrillb
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We found this by accident! It's a great quick stop off US 1. I would have never guessed that this tucked away site would have the history that it has. Call before you get there if you want to see the house and gift shop....More

Thank DLL4
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

This park is so very tranquil and relaxing. There is a 1/2 mile pathway through the park and along the way there are NPS signage that provides information about the site explaining its historic value. The two homes sitting atop the mound (the remnants of...More

Thank 22Destep
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited Seminole Rest for a Florida History field trip. This is a great little park and it is free of charge! The big trees are so beautiful and the history is very interesting.

Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Seminole Rest is about a half mile boardwalk around the property. It's peaceful and relaxing with nice views of the river and a glimpse of 'old Florida.' I was fascinated by one of the gnarled old trees on the property- looks like it's endured so...More

Thank ResaK1
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stopped in the small parking area and walked the 1/2 mile boardwalk along the water and return through the tree lined path. There are two buildings in very good condition Several trees are weather worn and provide unique photo opportunities. The water view is...More

Thank James H
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Response from rogersober | Reviewed this property |
You can drive there and there was no admission price. There were fish camp lodgings in the surrounding properties but none on the National Park administered Site.
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