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The lakeside community of Kirkwood lies in the 32601 ZIP code of Gainesville, Florida. Kirkwood is a quiet, tree-covered neighborhood where the homes sit on generously sized lots.
This Alachua County neighborhood is nestled between Southwest 13th Street and South Main Street, to the east of the lake of Bivens Arm.
Beautiful wetlands and forests envelop Bivens Arm Lake. The lake’s surrounding park area has a picturesque nature trail. Nature trail trekkers often spot a variety of wildlife, including blue herons, snowy herons, turtles, and great horned owls. The park is also a popular place for dog owners due to its dog track and dog-friendly atmosphere.
When Kirkwood residents feel like getting together with family and friends for a friendly baseball or football game, they head to the Parkway Baseball and Football Fields.
There are many shopping, dining, and lodging options nearby. Well-known restaurants include Domino’s Pizza and Steak ‘n’ Shake. The closest grocery store is Winn-Dixie. There is a Paramount Plaza Hotel, Econo Lodge, Quality Inn, and Day’s Inn.
When Kirkwood residents are looking for an exciting night out on the town or to indulge in a cultural experience, downtown Gainesville offers countless alternatives. The historical downtown area features trendy restaurants and cafes, chic entertainment venues, and renowned cultural venues such as the Hippodrome State Theatre, Matheson Museum, and Union Street Farmers’ Market. The list of things to do and see in the downtown area is long.
The University of Florida is just minutes away from Kirkwood. The University of Florida employs and educates many Gainesville residents as well as people from other locales. Gainesville residents embrace the prosperity and acclaim that the University of Florida brings to their community. Kirkwood residents particularly enjoy attending the “UF Gators” games during football season.