Morningside Nature Center - Things to Know Before Visiting
3540 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641, USA
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About Morningside Nature Center
Morningside Nature Center occupies a 416-acre park. Along with the farm and nature centre, Morningside Nature Center's hiking trails explore sandhill ecosystems, pine Flatwoods, bayhead swamps, and cypress domes.
Attractions Near Morningside Nature Center
Matheson History Museum building, formerly an American Legion hall, opened in 1994 as a museum
The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is named after Dr. Robert Cade, the lead inventor of Gatorade, and reflects his philosophy of combining science and art in a way that is "purposeful creativity".
As well as picnic facilities, there is an area to park and unload horses to ride along the state trail at Bolware Springs Park.
The Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail is a protected state park with a length of 16 miles (26 km) running from the Boulware Springs Water Works in Gainesville to Hawthorne.
On the University of Florida campus, there is a small lake called Lake Alice. Gainesville's lake is a wildlife area and one of the few places in the city where one can see live alligators.
The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art occupies 112,800 square feet of space, making it one of the largest university art museums in the South.
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