Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park Description
The preserve protects one of Florida's last remaining tracts of wet prairie, including the largest community of pitcher plants in the state.
The carnivorous plants flourish here, passively trapping insects in specialized tube-shaped leaves and absorbing nutrients from the decomposing prey.
Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park is located in Santa Rosa County on Garcon Point, which separates Escambia Bay from Blackwater Bay. Nearly 20 rare and endangered species of plants and animals make their homes along the bay and its wet prairies, dome swamps and flatwoods.
There are no recreational fa