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Water Parks

YELLOW RIVER MARSH

Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park is one mile north of intersection of the C. R. 191 and the C. R. 281. This is where the Blackwater Bay and the Escombia Bay are separated by Garcon Point. This area was occupied for centuries by the Nati...
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Suwanee River State PARK

Suwannee River State Park is situated on the U. S. 90 about 13 miles west of Live Oak. The Suwanee River runs from Texas to the Gulf Coast of Florida and eventually tips out near White Springs. Back in the day this river was full of p...
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Stump Beach Pass

Stump Beach Pass State Park is situated in Charlotte County on the south end of Manasota Key. This park encompasses 245 acres and became a State Park in 1971. However, it did not get its carpark and amenities til much later in 2000. Many of y...
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St Sebastion River Preserve

St Sebastion River Preserve State Park is situated in Fellsmore on Floridas C. R. 507. Since 1995 the Parks department has been adding more acreage to the site until as we speak it encompasses some 22000 acres (or 35 square miles) The original...
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Florida Panther joins a State Park.

Those of you who have been to Homossassas will be pleased to hear that they have just welcomed a brand new arrival. A Florida Panther has just taken his place among all the happy wild animals that call this State Park home. His name is Don Ju...
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St Lucie State Park

St Lucie State Park is located in Port Solerno under a mile south of the inlet on the intra coastal water way. This is on the Atlantic Coast of Florida. This park is special since it can only be accessed by boat. Once here, you will enjoy the...
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SILVER PARK

Silver Park State Park is situated east of Ocala on the S. R. 35, i mile south of S. R. 40. This is in Marion County. This park covers 5000 acres. The occupation of this area can be traced back 12000 years when it was lived in by the Native A...
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Sebastion Inlet Park

Sebastion Inlet Park is located at Melbourne Beach on the A1A. The first known humans to inhabit the area were the Paleo Hunters. Later, the Native Americans who captured the English Quaker, Jonathan Dickinson, lived here. They were the hunte...
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SKYWAY PIER

Skyway Pier State Park is located to the south and north of the bridge. This is on the I. 275. in St Petersburg. This is obviously entirely one for the anglers among you and the opportunities and location are second to none. They proudly boas...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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