Distance: 46.62 miles
This byway lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway on a narrow barrier island with breath-taking views. This environment supports a variety of wildlife, including 50 endangered species. History aficionados will enjoy touring St. Augustine, the oldest continually-occupied European settlement in the United States.
Distance: 49.58 miles
St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge (SJNWR) was established in 1971 to protect the dusky seaside
sparrow. In 1990, the species was officially declared extinct and the critical habitat was
delisted. Today, SJNWR is managed to provide habitat for several species of birds listed as
species of special management concern by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and for wildlife
and habitat diversity...
Distance: 60.37 miles
Lake Wales Ridge National Wildlife Refuge (LWRNWR) is the first Refuge designated primarily for
the preservation of endangered plants. Thirty-one rare plants can be found within the project
boundary, 22 of them federally listed as endangered or threatened, and nine candidates for such
listing. Four federally listed vertebrates as well as 40 rare invertebrate species are also
Distance: 104.15 miles
The Appalachee Scenic Byway traverses the western end of the Apalachicola National Forest. The flat, grassy savannahs are home to a wide variety of wildflowers such as orchids, sudews, and carnivorous pitcher plants. The byway passes through forests of oak, cypress, and long leaf pine, and is home to several varieties of wildlife, including the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker.
The byway also...