State Parks Tagged With: Preserve State Park

Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park
Haines City, FL
Located along the beautiful Lake Wales Ridge, Catfish Creek Preserve covers more than 8,000 acres of scrub, sandhill and flatwoods in addition to 65 acres of submerged land. The preserve offers six m
Anclote Key Preserve State Park
Tarpon Springs, FL
Located three miles off the coast of Tarpon Springs, the park is accessible only by private boat or ferry service. Enjoy the blue-green Gulf of Mexico waters that lap gently along the sandy beaches o
Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park
Punta Gorda, FL
The park is composed of 45,387 acres and protects more than 100 miles of shoreline along Charlotte Harbor in Charlotte and Lee counties. It is the third largest Florida State Park. Visitors can take
Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park
Ruskin, FL
Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park is a series of islands in the southeast region of Tampa Bay. The islands are located in the mouth of the Little Manatee River and extend southward along the shore of
Crystal River Preserve State Park
Crystal River, FL
Discover one of Florida's most productive and biologically diverse estuaries, where freshwater from stunning spring-fed rivers mixes with the salt water of the Gulf of Mexico. Crystal River Preserve
Estero Bay Preserve State Park
Fort Myers Beach, FL
Share the trails with a wide variety of native plants and animal species. The preserve is accessible from two land locations: the Winkler Point entrance in Fort Myers and the Estero River Scrub entra
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park
Copeland, FL
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park is the largest state park in Florida and is home to a variety of plant and animal species that can be found nowhere else in the continental United States. The
Haw Creek Preserve State Park
Seville, FL
Haw Creek Preserve State Park offers a serene paddleway on a pristine blackwater creek through an old Florida cypress swamp that leads to Crescent Lake. The park can be accessed by launching a boat,
Indian River Lagoon Preserve State Park
Melbourne Beach, FL
Located on a barrier island south of Melbourne, this preserve protects the watershed of the Indian River Lagoon. The most biologically diverse estuary in North America, the lagoon has been designate
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
Okeechobee, FL
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve is a breathtaking expanse of infinite grassland. Kissimmee Prairie is a land dominated by the great blue sky. The preserve, part of the Everglades headwaters, protects the
Lake June-in-Winter Scrub Preserve State Park
Lake Placid, FL
This park is a quiet 845-acre preserve that provides protection for sand scrub, "Florida's desert," one of the state's most endangered natural communities. Some of Florida's rarest and most imperil
Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park
Sanford, FL
Central Florida nature exists in its purest form along four miles of the Wekiva River and Blackwater Creek. For thousands of years, Native Americans valued the abundance of wildlife in this area. Thi
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
Micanopy, FL
Not just found out west, herds of wild horses and bison roam the prairie in this surprisingly diverse preserve south of Gainesville. Paynes Prairie is unique in many ways. Nowhere else in Florida can
Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park
Jacksonville, FL
Nestled between the beaches and big city of Jacksonville, the park lets you immerse yourself in nature in the pine flatwoods that protect the water quality of the Nassau and St. Johns rivers. The exp
River Rise Preserve State Park
High Springs, FL
The Santa Fe River goes underground in O'Leno State Park and reemerges over three miles away in River Rise Preserve State Park as a circular pool before resuming its journey to the Suwannee River. Su
San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
Gainesville, FL
Outstanding birding opportunities, the area's best off-road biking, stunning scenery and a rich historic past are only a few of the preserve's highlights. The preserve is named for the Mission San F
Savannas Preserve State Park
Port St Lucie, FL
Located on Florida's Southeast coast, scenic landscapes within the park represent examples of what some of the first pioneers would see traveling through the area. Savannas Preserve State Park provi
Seabranch Preserve State Park
Stuart, FL
Ancient oceans shaped the physical landscape of this park, allowing a variety of habitats to develop over time. Today, this preserve provides a unique opportunity to experience several different natu
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park
Stuart, FL
This classic Florida barrier island is accessible only by boat, but it is worth the ride. A boardwalk takes visitors across mangrove forests and hammocks of live oaks, cabbage palms, paradise trees a
St. Marks River Preserve State Park
Tallahassee, FL
Nestled along the banks of the St. Marks River headwaters, this park offers a picnic area and multi-use recreational area plus an extensive system of trails for hiking, horseback riding and off-road b
St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park
Fellsmere, FL
This park preserves open grassy forests of longleaf pine that were once commonplace throughout Florida. The pine flatwoods form a backdrop for other biological communities, including cypress domes, s
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Topsail Hill is named for its dunes, which rise like a ship's sails over soft sand beaches and the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Those same white quartz dunes are responsible for a rare coast
Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park
Inglis, FL
Accessible only by boat, the sweeping vistas and waterways of the preserve are favorites of anglers and wildlife watchers. Bordering Florida's Gulf Coast between Cedar Key and Yankeetown, extensive s
Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park
Milton, FL
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 i