Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park Maps

Pensacola, FL

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Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park Description

At over 4,000 acres, Tarkiln Bayou Preserve is home to four species of endangered pitcher plants, as well as other rare and endangered plant species. The carnivorous white-topped pitcher plant is unique to the Gulf Coast and found only between the Apalachicola and Mississippi rivers. Almost 100 other rare plants and animals depend on the wet prairie habitat, including the alligator snapping turtle, sweet pitcher plant and Chapman's butterwort. A boardwalk offers visitors a view of the wild and beautiful Tarkiln Bayou. Visitors can enjoy a picnic and then take a hike on the nature trails to

: 30.371, -87.404
: 4,000 acres (16.19 km²)
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: Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park