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Tiger Creek Preserve

8 miles of well-marked trails through scrubby flatwoods, hardwood swamp and pine flatwoods.

Tiger Creek Preserve in Babson Park covers more than 4,800 acres and is owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy. Hike 3 different trails covering more than 8 miles at Tiger Creek.

Hiking Trails

  • Highlands Trail is a sandy loop trail that takes you through a beautiful, open pine woods area called the “central highlands.”
  • Hike Patrick Creek Loop to cross over Patrick Creek and into a forested wetland.
  • The George Cooley Trail is an easy loop that takes you though scrubby flatwoods, hardwood swamp, pine flatwoods and cutthroat seeps.

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