Not Just The Peanut Man The young child known as the "Plant Doctor" tended his secret garden while observing the day-to-day operations of a 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his quest for education to becoming a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian.

Easy walk. One mile loop, mostly paved, through the woods. Visit the cabin of Carver's "parents," and the family cemetery. Lots if markers with quotes frim Carver. The interpretive center is interesting and great for kids.

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4 months ago

walking
5 months ago

My daughter has grown up loving this place. It is special to us.

This was a beautiful trail with a lot of history behind it. The trails are very well kept and easy to walk, the visitor center is interesting and educational. It is a little more crowded than what I prefer, but if you go during the week day there isn't a large crowd. There's several bridges that cross over springs and creeks, a large pond, homestead, and family graveyard. Plenty of places to sit and rest along the way too for those who can't walk long distances at a time. I would definitely go back again.

walking
11 months ago

A portion of the trail was under construction, however it was a very lovely walk and the historical areas were very nice. The indoors portion was very impressive.

walking
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Beautiful morning walk with my infant in the stroller. So peaceful. Most of the walking terrain was smooth enough for baby to enjoy. Very educational. Loved the history.

Historical and fun short little hike. Do the 'contemplative loop' for sure!

Lovely short trail with a ton of history. Definitely take the time to read all the information and quotes around the contemplative loop. This whole area is very well maintained.

Beautiful scenery coupled with a great history lesson.

Easy walk for young kids and elderly.

This is a very well maintained trail, with some great learning potential. I would definitely suggest going around the contemplative loop. This one is very short, but it is still nice to get out and walk around. I especially enjoyed the foot bridges, and some of the views down the creek.

My boys and I visited as sort of a "field trip" during Black History Month. If you have kids, this very hands on natural science museum is absolutely amazing and was well worth our hour drive. The walking trail was quite a nice surprise too! It was very well maintained and the historic home and small pond were highlights. We saw several hawks as well. Really great place! We will be returning in the Spring for sure.

Just did a return visit to the visitor center and rewalked the trail. Superb all around. It is not a hiking destination even though the wallking path is well worth it. The visitor center is first class, staff was wonderful.

walking
Friday, December 28, 2012

Easy walk. Several fun places to take pictures.

High rating because of the Visitor Center, very informative, quality exhibits. Nice restored prairie also on the site. Nice little walk to the old homestead.