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HONEYMOON ISLAND

Honeymoon Island State Park is situated in Dunedin, north of Tampa, on Floridas north west coast. The island was once called by the rather less flattering name of Hog Island and remained so until an entrepreuner put up 50 thatched holiday homes for n...
Viewed 3269 times since 1 September 2008.

See the Manatees at Blue Spring State Park

Located just off the I4 at Orange City some 20 miles north of Orlando, Blue Spring State Park is best known for its manatee migration in the winter months between November and March. During this period these endangered creatures find the waters of th...
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View the wildlife in a Florida State Park

We had been staying in Saint Petersburg and after a few days decided to venture further south with no real plan in mind but thought we would head in the general direction of Naples and the Everglades. We had all heard about the Sunshine Skywa...
Viewed 3035 times since 1 September 2008.

Lake louisa State park

Lake louisa state park is just a short drive from the main part of Orlando, this wonderful park is noted for its six beautiful lakes, rolling hills, and scenic landscapes. It is truly breathtaking and allows visitors a chance to see the RE...
Viewed 3191 times since 1 September 2008.

Myakka River State Park

Myakka River State Park is not far from Sarasota. It is possible to drive there and back in a day from Orlando but as there is so much else to see in Sarasota an overnight stay might be advisable. We visited on our recent tour of Florida and ...
Viewed 3149 times since 1 September 2008.

Skyway Fishing Pier State Park

One could be forgiven for asking where this is, and what is its significance. . . well this is the only State Park I know that is man-made and full of concrete. Still none the wiser? ? In that case I will attempt to explain. We came across th...
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Lovely Blue Spring State Park - A Great Day Out

If you want to see some of Florida’s natural beauty, take a ride out to the Blue Spring State Park. One of many State Parks to be found in Central Florida, this is a tranquil area of Florida - a renown manatee refuge in the cooler months around Decem...
Viewed 3637 times since 1 September 2008.

FORT GEORGE ISLAND

Fort George Island State Park is situated where the Nassau River and St John River meet in the drainage basin. It is the last in a long chain of islands and is located 16 miles east of Jacksonville People have lived on Fort George Island for m...
Viewed 3188 times since 1 September 2008.

FORT CLINCH

Fort Clich State Park is situated on Atlantic Avenue. Fernandina Beach on Floridas north east (Atlantic)coast. Way back in 1861, it was home to the confederate army but in 1862 the federal troops siezed it on the orders of Robert E Lee. After...
Viewed 3344 times since 1 September 2008.

FOREST CAPITAL MUSEUM

Forest Capital Museum State Park is in Perry, North Florida. It is on the U. S. Highway 19 south(just beyond the city limits) This is a slice of the old Florida and how people lived over a century ago. The museum centres on the importance of t...
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FAVER DYKES

Faver Dykes State park is situated on Faver Dykes Rd just south of St Augustine on Floridas North Atlantic Coast. This park now covers 1600 acres since the State Parks dep acquired an extra 226 acres in 2004. Faver Dykes was once the home of ...
Viewed 3171 times since 1 September 2008.

FANNING SPRINGS

Fanning Springs State Park is on the U. S. Highway 19/18 right on the Suwannee River. The popular song 'Old Folks At Home' was written about this area. Fort Fanning was created in 1838 - it was built of wood so not much of it has survived. Fi...
Viewed 3252 times since 1 September 2008.

FALLING WATERS

Falling Waters State Park is situated off the S. R. 77. 3 miles south of Chipley The waterfall at this park powered a mill during the Civil War. When the war had ended the mill fell into disuse and some lumber fell into it. You can see some of...
Viewed 3124 times since 1 September 2008.

FAKAHATCHEE STRAND PRESERVE

Fakahatchee Strand State Park is located at Copeland in Janes Memorial Scenic Drive, which is on the S. R. 29 in Floridas glorious south west. It is a linear swamp forest that measures 20 miles by 5 miles and is specially noted for the bald c...
Viewed 3114 times since 1 September 2008.

ESTERO BAY

Estero Bay Preserve Stae Prak is situated twixt Naples and Fort Myers on Florida south west gulf coast It has a chain of barrier islands to its west side including Long Key. This park has 10, 000 acres and is still growing. It was rescued fro...
Viewed 3118 times since 1 September 2008.

EGMONT KEY

Egmont Key State Park is located in Tampa Bay, south west of De Soto beach. The main atraction here at this park is the working lighthouse that was built as a result of the many ships that were wrecked on the sand banks around the key. Viewed 3234 times since 1 September 2008.

EDWARD BALL WAKULLA STATE PARK

The Edward Ball Wakulla State Park is located on s. r. 267 where it meets s. r. 61 almost one and a half miles south of Tallahassee. This is one of those glorious state parks with so many different features that you do not know where to start...
Viewed 3582 times since 1 September 2008.

EDEN GARDENS

Eden Gardens State Prk is locted in Santa Rosa Beach in Point Washington in Floridas pan handle. It is just off u. s. 98 on C. R 395. This is one of those lovely State Parks where there is a house as well as lovely grounds to visitand it make...
Viewed 3795 times since 1 September 2008.

ECONOFINA RIVER

Econofina River State Park is situated in Taylor County, south of the U. S. 98 at the bottom of C. R 98. The river ends at the Gulf Coast approximately 2 miles south of this park. This unspoilt place is a haven for fisherman, fresh water or s...
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SAN PEDRO

San Pedro under water Archaeological State Park is situated in Ismamorada on Floridas Atlantic Coast From the nineteen eighties Florida has been making big efforts to expand it's under water parks and these that have ship wrecks provide an exc...
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