5.0 out of 10

Burnet Woods Dr, CUF

39.1390475828536 -84.5175416019008
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Parking
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Gym & Fitness
Not great for
  • Childcare
  • Cost of Living
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Nightlife
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students

Reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 1/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 1/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 1/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 1/5
Aug 22, 2012

"Burnet Woods: A Brief Reprieve from Clifton's Urban Environment"

Although you can't actually live on Burnet Woods, considering it's a street that runs through Burnet Woods Park, I thought it might be worth a post anyway. It's worth knowing about if you're living in or near the Clifton or CUF neighborhoods. As I said, Burnet Woods Dr. runs straight through the park, which borders Ludlow Ave., Clifton Ave., and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. It's a great street to know because it serves as an excellent shortcut to get from Martin Luther King to Clifton Ave. (It's also the more scenic route...) You'll come out right near the intersection of Clifton Ave. and Ludlow, next to Bruegger's Bagels and UDF.

Burnet Woods is by no means the nicest or safest park in Cincinnati, but it does have some perks. If you take Burnet Woods Dr. up to the clearing, you'll find a little gazebo and a plot of land. During the summer, free yoga sessions are held here (I believe on Saturday mornings) and people sometimes barbecue or host outdoor gatherings here. It's nice because it's surrounded by green, but keep in mind that it is right next to the road. There's also a lake in Burnet Woods where some people fish.

Warning: there is a four-way stop at the intersection on Burnet Woods Dr., and sometimes it's hard to see. I want to warn you that the stop should not be taken lightly...sometimes patrol cars are stationed nearby, and they won't hesitate to pull you over for rolling through the intersection, even though it looks like there's nobody around. My mom has gotten pulled over here, and I've seen police cars sitting nearby when driving through. Just a warning!

All in all, Burnet Woods Dr. isn't really anything special, but is a very useful tool if you're looking for a shortcut. It can be dangerous at night if you're just walking around, but It's worth a daytime drive--it will only take you a couple minutes--if only to get a short reprieve from Clifton's urban environment.
Pros
  • Green surroundings
  • Great shortcut
  • Free yoga classes on the lawn
Cons
  • Easy to get ticketed at the intersection
  • Somewhat dangerous
  • No properties
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish

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"Burnet Woods: A Brief Reprieve from Clifton's Urban Environment"
39.1390475828536 -84.5175416019008