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ST ANDREW STATE PARK

St Andrews State Park is located in Panama City, 3 miles east of the highway 392. This is one of the older State Parks having been run by them for more than 50 years. It has a previous history of being used by the military. There are now more...
Viewed 2809 times since 3 January 2009.

SEABRANCH PRAIRIE

Seabranch Prairie State Park is located in Cove Road about 10 miles south of Stuart. You can reach this park via the S. R. A. 1. A The U. S. P. of this park is having the most natural communities within a small area (one mile)Here you can see ...
Viewed 2302 times since 31 December 2008.

SAVANNA PRESERVE

Savanna Preserve State Park is located at Jensen Beach in Port St Lucie. This is roughly 2 miles east of the U. S. 1 This is one of the largest of the east coast savannas and has the distinction of being virtually intact. The savanna stretches...
Viewed 2506 times since 31 December 2008.

San Marcos de Appalache Historic State Park

San Marcos de Appalache Historic State Park is situated in St Marks in Old Fort Road and is off the S. R. 363. There is a rich seam of history associated with this park and it has been bitterly fought over. The main action took place ...
Viewed 2486 times since 31 December 2008.

SAN FELASCO HAMMOCK

San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park is situated in Alucha, just east of the I. 75 over pass and 4 miles north of Gainseville. This park covers 6900 acres of the natural Florida. This park is the home to one of the last mature forests in F...
Viewed 5701 times since 30 December 2008.

ROCK SPRINGS

Rock Springs State Park is located in Sorrento, some 30 miles north of Orlando so it makes a perfectly reasonable day trip from the attractions area and a good contrast to the wonderful hubbub of the parks. This park contains an amazing 30 mi...
Viewed 3204 times since 30 December 2008.

RIVER RISE

River Rise State Park is situated within another State Park, namely O Leno State Park. It is located six miles north of High Springs off the U. S. 441. River Rise is set on the Sante Fe River it is where the river emerges after having made th...
Viewed 2795 times since 30 December 2008.

RAVINE GARDENS

Ravine Gardens State Park is situated in Palatka and covers 59 acres. As the name suggests, this park is famed for its Ravine Garden. This is one of only 9 New Deal Era Structures and indeed the only one that features formal gardens. ...
Viewed 2709 times since 29 December 2008.

PUMPKIN HILL

Pumpkin Hill Preserve State Park is situated in Pumpkin Hill Road in Jacksonville (on the I. 95) This is one of Floridas more wild parks with 4000 acres to enjoy. This park is special for its long contiguous coastal upland. Pumpkin Hil...
Viewed 2353 times since 29 December 2008.

PONCE DE LEON

Ponce De Leon Springs State Park is on the C. R. 18. A half mile south of the U. S. 90. It has been the hub of all sorts of events since the nineteen twenties. This area was originally owned by the Smith Gill family and it was they who built ...
Viewed 2965 times since 28 December 2008.

PERDIDO KEY

Perdido Key State park is situated just off S. R. 292 15 miles south west of Pensacola on Floridas Gulf Coast. It is one of the barrier islands and covers 247 acres. Barrier Islands provide gorgeous beaches and this is no exception. You can a...
Viewed 2504 times since 28 December 2008.

Peacock Springs

Peacock Springs State Park is situated in Lurville on 180th street 17 miles south of Live Oak on the SR51. This park covers 228 acres. If you had tried to visit this area over 1000 years ago, well, you could not! In the 11th century the land ...
Viewed 2520 times since 28 December 2008.

PAYNES PRAIRIE

Paynes Prairie Preservation State Park covers an impressive 21000 acres and is situated in Miconopy about 10 miles south of Gainseville. It was the first State Preserve in Florida (having been so designated in 1971) and is geologically unique...
Viewed 2505 times since 27 December 2008.

PAYNES PARK

Paynes Park State Park is situated in Bowling Green on the Tamiami Trail. This is an important area in the history of the pioneer life of Florida. A trading past was built for the Seminole Indians to protect them from aggravation with the set...
Viewed 3199 times since 17 November 2008.

OLUSTEE BATTLEFIELD

Olustee Battlefield State Park is situated on U. S 90 50 miles west of Jacksonville and 15 miles east of Lake City. This park is the historic place where the biggest civil war battle took place. The date was the 20th of february 1864 and 1000...
Viewed 2850 times since 10 November 2008.

OLETA RIVER

Oleta River State Park is situated in north Miami at 3400 n. e. 163 street (off the I. 95) This area dates back as far as 5000 B. C. when the Native Americans known as Tequesta Indians made this fertile area their home. This was the perfect pl...
Viewed 3086 times since 10 November 2008.

Oleno State Park

Oleno State Park is situated on the Sante Fe River on U. S. 441 in High Springs. Sante Fe River is a tributory of the Suwanee River. Within the grounds of the park the river vanishes underground only to reappear in the River Rise Preserve Sta...
Viewed 3589 times since 10 November 2008.

Ochlocknee River

Ochlocknee River State Park is located on the U. S. 319 4 miles south of Sopchoppy (yes really! ) and it is the site of the meeting of the Ochlocknee River and Dead River. A literal translation of Ochlocknee means yellow river and it earned t...
Viewed 3162 times since 10 November 2008.

NAPLES......STATE PARKS ON A TANKFULL

If you are staying in Naples then you will want to investigate the new State Parks initiative of One Tankfull Adventures. First on the list for me would be Stump Pass Beach State Park Here you will be in awe of the view of the Gulf of Mexico ...
Viewed 2645 times since 4 November 2008.

Lake Louisa State Park - A Great Day Out

Despite passing it every time we went up Highway 27 we had never visited Lake Louisa State Park so this time we made the decision to go so one Sunday morning off we set. Drive 5 miles north on Highway 27 from Highway 192 and you will find thi...
Viewed 4951 times since 1 September 2008.

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