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Alexander Springs Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 1.91 miles

The Alexander Springs Wilderness now contains a total of 7,941 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Alexander Springs Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...

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Billies Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 2.88 miles

The Billies Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 3,092 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Billies Bay Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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Lake Woodruff Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 7.41 miles

The Lake Woodruff Wilderness now contains a total of 1,066 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1976 the Lake Woodruff Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In a...

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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (386)-985-4673 Email: lakewoodruff@fws.gov Distance: 11.52 miles

Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Lake Woodruff NWR was established in 1964 to provide habitat for migrating and wintering birds. The refuge contains 21,574 acres of freshwater marshes, 5,800 acres of Cypress and mixed hardwood swamps, 2,400 acres of uplands, and more than 1,000 acres of lakes, streams, and canals. The bilogical diversity of the wetlands provides nesting, overwintering and...

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Juniper Prairie Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 13.00 miles

The Juniper Prairie Wilderness now contains a total of 14,277 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Juniper Prairie Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Ocala National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: drains@fs.fed.us Distance: 24.20 miles

A part of the fabric of everyday life for thousands of people who live in communities inside and around its boundaries, the Ocala National Forest is a significant public resource for residents and visitors alike.Deer hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, horseback riding, and canoeing are all traditional uses that continue to this day, along with more modern additions such as OHV trails.Want to see a...

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Little Lake George Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 29.02 miles

The Little Lake George Wilderness now contains a total of 2,833 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1984 the Little Lake George Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In ...

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Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (904)-823-4500 Distance: 48.12 miles

The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses approximately 55,000 acres of salt marsh and mangrove tidal wetlands, oyster bars, estuarine lagoons, upland habitat and offshore seas in Northeast Florida. It contains the northern most extent of mangrove habitat on the east coast of the United States. The coastal waters of the GTM Reserve are important calving grounds...

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Fort Matanzas National Monument Park

Rank: 109 4 Activites Email: foma_site_supervisor@nps.gov Distance: 49.95 miles

Coastal Florida was a major field of conflict as European nations fought for control in the New World. As part of this struggle, Fort Matanzas guarded St. Augustine's southern river approach. The colonial wars are over, but the monument is still protecting—not just the historic fort, but also the wild barrier island and the plants and animals who survive there amidst a sea of modern development.

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Canaveral National Seashore Park

Rank: 61 10 Activites Email: Rosemary_Mack@nps.gov Distance: 54.06 miles

Since ancient times, this barrier island has provided sanctuary to both people and wildlife. Many threatened animals find refuge here, including sea turtles who nest on its shores. Like Indians and early settlers, you too can find tranquility. Swim in the ocean. Fish in the lagoon. Stroll down a wooded trail. Or reflect on the longest expanse of pristine shore in Florida - the way it used to be.

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St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (321)-861-0667 Email: merrittisland@fws.gov Distance: 54.42 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...

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A1a Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway National Park

Phone: (904)-425-8055 Email: tarahill@bellsouth.net Distance: 57.21 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.

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Castillo De San Marcos National Monument Park

Rank: 84 2 Activites Phone: (904)-829-6506 Email: casa_ranger_activities@nps.gov Distance: 60.64 miles

A monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance, the Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes the clash between cultures which ultimately resulted in our uniquely unified nation. Still resonant with the struggles of an earlier time, these original walls provide tangible evidence of America's grim but remarkable history.

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Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (352)-563-2088 Email: chassahowitzka@fws.gov Distance: 62.15 miles

The Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, was established in 1983 specifically for the protection of the endangered West Indian Manatee. This unique refuge preserves the last unspoiled and undeveloped habitat in Kings Bay, which forms the headwaters of the Crystal River. The refuge preserves the warm water spring havens, which provide critical habitat for the manatee populations that migrate her...

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Lake Wales Ridge National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (321)-861-0667 Email: merrittisland@fws.gov Distance: 67.45 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 present. T...

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Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (321)-861-0667 Email: merrittisland@fws.gov Distance: 67.45 miles

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (MINWR) headquarters is located five miles east of U.S. 1 in Titusville, Florida. The Refuge, which is an overlay of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, was established in August 1963 to provide a buffer zone for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the quest for space exploration. Approximately one half the Refuge's 140,000 acres...

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Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (352)-563-2088 Email: chassahowitzka@fws.gov Distance: 69.89 miles

The Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1941, is comprised of over 31,000 acres of saltwater bays, estuaries and brackish marshes at the mouth of the Chassahowitzka River. The refuge, located approximately 65 miles north of St. Petersburg, FL, was established primarily to protect waterfowl habitat and is home to over 250 species of birds, over 50 species of retiles and amphibia...

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Chassahowitzka Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 70.30 miles

The Chassahowitzka Wilderness now contains a total of 23,579 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1976 the Chassahowitzka Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. I...

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Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (352)-493-0238 Email: lowersuwanee@fws.gov Distance: 90.76 miles

Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1929 by President Herbert Hoover to protect a breeding ground for colonial nesting migratory birds during a time when market hunters, desiring feathers for the ladies' apparel industry, were slaughtering millions of birds. Today, the threat is much different - coastal islands are being rapidly developed and habitat is lost forever. Congre...

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Cedar Keys Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 91.06 miles

The Cedar Keys Wilderness now contains a total of 379 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1972 the Cedar Keys Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

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Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (352)-493-0238 Email: lowersuwannee@fws.gov Distance: 91.41 miles

Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1979, is located along the southern edge of the Big Bend region of Florida's west coast, approximately 50 miles southwest of Gainsville. This 54,000 acre refuge is one of the largest undeveloped river delta - estuarine systems in the United States and was established to protect natural ecosystems of the Suwannee River's lower reaches and coas...

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Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve National Park

Rank: 68 5 Activites Phone: (904)-641-7155 Email: timu_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 92.02 miles

Visit one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks. The Timucuan Preserve includes Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation.

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Fort Caroline National Memorial Park

Rank: 145 1 Activites Distance: 92.19 miles

At the settlement of la Caroline, French settlers struggled for survival in a new world.  Many sought religious freedom in a new land, while others were soldiers or tradesmen starting a new life.  The climactic battles fought here between the French and Spanish marked the first time that European nations fought for control of lands in what is now the United States.  It would not be the last ti...

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National Forests In Florida: Apalachicola-Ocala-Osceola Park

26 Activites Phone: (850)-523-8500 Email: Mailroom_R8_Florida@fs.fed.us Distance: 92.49 miles

Florida has three National Forests comprising over 1.25 million acres. The Apalachicola and Osceola National Forests are in the northern half of the State, while the Ocala National Forest is located in central Florida. Representing only three percent of Florida's land base, these Forests provide the largest supply of forest recreation opportunities in the State.

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Island Bay Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 95.98 miles

The Island Bay Wilderness now contains a total of 20 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Florida. In 1970 the Island Bay Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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