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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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FRED GANNON ROCKY BAYOU

Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park is situated in Niceville (now who could resist going to Niceville? ) This park was once a bombing practice range and is named after a man called Fred Gannon, whose efforts started turning this old range into ...
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FORT ZACHARY

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park is situated in Truman Annex, Key West. South Florida. Here you will find the biggest haul of cannons in the whole of America. This fort was named in honour of President Zachary Taylor: he died in the ye...
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HIGHLANDS HAMMOCK

Highlands Hammock State Park is situated 4 miles west of Sebring, just off the U. S. 27, on Hammock Rd. At one time, this land was about to be used for farming, however, some local people who were concerned about the enviroment clubbed togeth...
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HENDERSON BEACH

Henderson Beach State Park is situated east of Destin on the U. S 98 in Floridas Pan Handle. This park is named after the Henderson family who lived here til 1983 and they were so keen to see this area preseved and protected that they sold it to the ...
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GAMBLE PLANTATION

Gamble Plantation Historic State Park is located in Ellerton, South Florida, north east of Bradenton. This makes it a feasible day out from your villa in the Disney area or by the Gulf Coast. This was the home of Major Robert Gamble way back ...
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GAINSEVILLE HAWTHORNE STATE TRAIL

Gainseville Hawthorne State Trail stretches from Gainseville to Hawthorne. This once was the site for goods and passenger trains carrying fruit and vegetables as well as people from the 1860s. The State Parks department took over the land in 1988 and...
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GAMBLE ROGERS STATE PARK

Gamble Rogers State Park is located 3 miles south of Flagler Beach , 18 miles north of Daytona and 30 miles south of St Augustine. It is on Floridas cooler Atlantic Coast. Gamble Rogers was a well known folk singer and actor who sadly died on...
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FORT PIERCE INLET

Fort Pierce Inlet State Park is situated 4 miles east of Ft Pierce in St Lucie County. There are 340 acres of sand dunes, beaches and coastal hammock and you can access via the north causeway. It is so called after a fort constructed in the s...
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HILLSBOROUGH RIVER STATE PARK

Hillsborough River State Park is situated in Thonotasassa, on the U. S. Highway 301, 6 miles south of Zephyrhills and 9 miles north of Tampa. It is one of the earlier Stae Parks and was largely worked on between 1935 and 1938. This park is co...
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