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Enjoy the outdoors in our award-winning Florida State Parks system! There are more than 160 state parks scattered across Florida, bringing you the best of the outdoors.

Florida State Parks by Name

Cataloging finds at Addison Blockhouse State Park (DEP)

Addison Blockhouse Historic State Park

Beneath a dense canopy of cabbage palms and live oaks, the remains of a 19th century plantation rise from the forest floor at Addison Blockhouse State Park.
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One of the non-biking trails at Alafia River State Park

Alafia River State Park

One of the few saving graces of former phosphate mines is that they provide awesome air for mountain bikers in Florida, and Alafia River State Park is one of the rare places where you can launch on a Florida downhill.
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Blooming season at Maclay Gardens

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

In late winter, azaleas create ribbons of bright color beneath the live oak canopy across the grounds of Maclay Gardens, a series of formal gardens along the hillsides sweeping down to Lake Hall.
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Horses at Amelia Island

Amelia Island State Park

A sweep of Atlantic Coast beach awaits along the southern tip of Amelia Island, where the sand glistens and the surf is frequently up. Amelia Island State Park protects 200 acres along the island's shore.
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Anastasia State Park

Anastasia State Park

Anastasia State Park is windswept and sandy, with an arc of beach that stretches four miles to Matanzas Inlet, curving in on itself to face the ancient city of St. Augustine.
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Anclote Key State Park

Anclote Key Preserve State Park

A place to play Robinson Crusoe for a day or overnight, Anclote Key Preserve State Park is an offshore gem in the Gulf of Mexico made up of four islands within sight of Tarpon Springs.
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Avalon State Park

Avalon State Park

With a sandy strand more than a mile long, Avalon State Park offers an escape to an uncluttered seashore along the Treasure Coast where sea turtles retreat to lay their eggs.
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Bahia Honda State Park

Bahia Honda State Park

With an enticing strand named one of the best beaches in America, Bahia Honda State Park has long tempted travelers to slip out of their shoes and into the sand.
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Beach at Bald Point State Park

Bald Point State Park

Where Ochlockonee Bay meets the Gulf of Mexico along the Forgotten Coast, quiet Bald Point State Park protects the tip of the peninsula, providing beaches to roam and estuaries and uplands to explore.
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Big Lagoon State Park

Big Lagoon State Park

As the name suggests, lagoons are the centerpiece of Big Lagoon State Park, but only one is THE Big Lagoon, a mirror-smooth expanse of saltwater trapped behind dunes within sight and sound of the surf of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Big Shoals of the Suwannee River

Big Shoals State Park

You hear them well before you can see them: a burble of water that rises to a roar as you approach the Big Shoals of the Suwannee River, Florida's largest series of rapids complete with hydraulics and holes and Class III whitewater at certain times of year.
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Blackrock Beach at Big Talbot Island State Park

Big Talbot Island State Park

For a taste of tidal pools and black rock beaches in Florida, get out of your car and walk down to the unique shoreline of Big Talbot Island State Park.
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Busy swimming hole at Blackwater River State Park

Blackwater River State Park

With sandy beaches tempting on every curve of the river and trails for paddlers and hikers to enjoy, Blackwater River State Park is the gateway to thousands of acres of public lands stretching northward to the Alabama border.
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Manatees in Blue Spring Run

Blue Spring State Park

Blue Spring State Park is well acclaimed for being the best place in Florida to see manatees in the wild, and we don't mean a dozen or two. Upwards of 200 crowd spring run each winter.
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Bulow Creek State Park

Bulow Creek State Park

It's the trees that catch your attention at Bulow Creek, from the canopied road leading to the park to the imposing Fairchild Oak standing guard over the main entrance to the ancient Bulow Hammock itself, which the park's network of trails winds through.
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Spring house amid the plantation ruins

Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park

Burned to the ground by a Seminole war party in 1836, the Bulow Plantation fell into ruins, and the remaining towering ruins of a sugar mill are the focus of Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park.
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Caladesi Island State Park

Caladesi Island State Park

A windswept sentinel off the coast of Dunedin at the edge of Clearwater Harbor, Caladesi Island enthralls visitors with its remoteness, its quiet beaches, its extensive forests and mangrove swamps.
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Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park

Haunted by a sea monster sighted in one of the largest ancient coastal dune lakes on Florida's coast, Camp Helen State Park offers seaside relaxation and historic interpretation.
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Cape Florida State Park

Cape Florida State Park

A popular destination for sun worshipers, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is an easy getaway for most folks in the Miami area, with a long strand of beachfront complimenting trails along Biscayne Bay and a historic lighthouse at the point.
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Pond at Catfish Creek Preserve

Catfish Creek Preserve State Park

On the ridges at Catfish Creek Preserve State Park, some steep as a ski slope, these elevated slivers of blinding white sand are some of Florida's most ancient hills.
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Most of our state parks have some sort of entrance fee, but many that are free include hiking trails. In addition to campgrounds and cabins, paddling routes, and bike trails, you’ll find a full range of hiking in Florida State Parks, including interpretive walks, day hikes, and backpacking loops for up to four days of backcountry exploration.

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