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 ... Viewed 5118 times.
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... Viewed 5402 times.
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... Viewed 5748 times.
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 ... Viewed 5359 times.
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 ... Viewed 5403 times.
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... Viewed 4825 times.
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... Viewed 4925 times.
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... Viewed 5405 times.
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... Viewed 5198 times.
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 5909 times.
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... Viewed 4988 times.
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 4809 times.
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 5158 times.
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 5347 times.
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... Viewed 5672 times.
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 4202 times.
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 4946 times.
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 5613 times.
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... Viewed 4895 times.
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 5202 times.
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