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LOVERS KEY STATE PARK

Lovers Key State Park is istuated in Lee County, between Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach on County Road 865. We once almost lost these 4 barrier islands to the developers in the 1960s and indeed preparation work had already started when commonsense...
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LONG KEY STATE PARK

Long Key State Park is situated on 67. 5, 67400 Over seas Highway in the Florida Keys on Mile Marker 67. 5. It is roughly half way between Key West and Miami. The Calusa Indians were the first known settlers of Long Key followed by the Spanis...
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LITTLE TALBOT ISLAND

Little Talbot Island State Park is located in Jacksonville, 17 miles east of mile post exit 35. 8A. This has been a State Park since 1952 and is one of the last almost undisturbed barrier islands in Florida. This park has an English connectio...
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LAKE MANATEE RIVER

Lake Manatee River State Park is situated on Lightfoot Road, off the U. S. 301 and 4 miles south west of Sun City Center. This has been a State Park since 1987, the land having been acquired by the Parks Department in 1974. Since that time, e...
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LETCHWORTH-LOVE MOUNDS STATE PARK

Letchworth-Love Mounds State Park (formerly Letchworth Mounds State Park) is found 6 miles west of Monticello in Jefferson County. It is famous for its historic mounds. This area was once farm land, but in 1992 the land was acquired to preser...
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LAKE TALQUIN

Lake Talquin State Park is situated between Quincy and Talahasse, on state route 20 in Jack Vause Landing road. It sits on 30, 000 acres made up of 10, 000 acres of lake bottom and 20, 000 acres of up lands. This land was given to the Parks departmen...
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LAKE KISSIMMEE STATE PARK

Lake Kissimme State Park is a good choice if you are staying in the Disney area as you will not have that too far to drive. It is located east of Lake Wales, off the State Route 60. This park sits on 5930 all natural acres of the real old Florida. Viewed 3092 times since 1 September 2008.

LAKE JUNE IN WINTER SCRUB STATE PARK.

Lake June In Winter Scrub State Park is situated Sebring about 15 minutes from downtownn in Lake Placid. It is part of the Lake Wales Ridge whose tall sandy ridges are as a result of having been covered with sea many years ago. This created a string ...
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LAFAYETTE BLUE SPRINGS

Lafayette Blue Springs State Park is located 7 miles north of Mayo, on the Suwanee River (western side) This park sits on around 200 acres and encompasses about a mile of the Suwannee River. There are 6 natural communities here; spring run st...
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LAKE GRIFFIN STATE PARK.

Lake Griffin State Park is located 30 miles south of Ocala and 2 miles north of Leesburg in Fruit Land Park. This is a good choice for those State Park fans who prefer the natural life with lots of fishing, boating and walking. This park enco...
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KISSIMMEE PRAIRIE PRESERVE STATE PARK.

Kissimme Prairie Preserve State Park is located 25 miles north west of Okeechobee. The introduction of the railway in 1915 meant that cattle were driven through Okeechobee en route to the rail road station. By 1940 a company called La...
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DAGNY JOHNSON KEY LARGO HAMMOCK

Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock State Park; what a mouthful! And what an eyeful of rare plants, a huge variety of trees, butterflies and unusual tree snails. This park is located a quarter of a mile from the intersection of the U. S. 1 and Co...
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JONATHAN DICKINSON STATE PARK

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is located on the U. S. 1 12 miles south of Stuart and is crossed by the Loxahatchee River. This State Park offers most of what fans of the system love; boating, fishing, swimming and trailing. Trapper Nelson is ...
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JOHN U LLOYD BEACH

John U Lloyd Beach State Park is located north of Hollywood off the A1A in Dania. It is named in honour of John Lloyd who was a lawyer who worked hard to obtain this area for the State Parks department. Originally New River Sound was used by ...
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JOHN PENNEKAMP CORAL REEF STATE PARK

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park is situated at mile marker 102. 5 in Key Largo and is famous for its coral reefs. This State Park covers 70 square nautical miles and has 200 inlets and islands. Even in the winter months the sea temperatu...
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HUGH TAYLOR BIRCH STATE PARK.

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is situated in Fort Lauderdale on East Sunrise Boulevard off the A1A and is open from 8 am to sunset every day of the year. This Park was donated to the State by Hugh and sits nicely between an intra coastal water...
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JOHN D MCARTUR PARK

John D Mc Arthur Beach State Park is situated 2 miles south of the intersections of PGA Boulevard and the US 1 in Palm Beach County. This park has an impressive 337 acres, one third of which is submerged. It was donated to the State in the 19...
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VISITING INDIAN KEY

Visiting Indian Key Historic State Park is made even more special because you can only access it by boat, canoe or kayak. Situated on the ocean side of th U. S. 1, it is three quarters of a mile from the north shore of Lower Matecumbe Bay. Th...
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Weeki Wachee to become a State Park

The 27th of January, 2008 was an historic day for the tiny city of Weeki Wachi; Mayor Robyn Anderson put her signature to a document that finally made Weeki Wachee Springs a Florida State Park. The handover will take place on November the 1st 2008 an...
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HONTOON ISLAND

Hontoon Island State Park is situated in Volusia County on the St Johns River. It is 6 miles west of Deland, just off SR44. Hontoon has been occupied for many thousands of years and has a rich history. It can only be accessed by electric ferry or boa...
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