Family-friendly hikes

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Make sure your children play in the woods! Bring the whole family to enjoy hikes, parks, and other outdoor recreation at locations that are especially fun for kids. Many of these sites offer nature centers or playgrounds.

Family-friendly Hikes by Name

AD Barnes Park

A.D. Barnes Park

Paved trails wind through the woods at A.D. Barnes Park, a Miami city park, where a tiny slice of native
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Boardwalk at A.L. Anderson Park

A.L. Anderson Park

Along busy US 19 in Tarpon Springs, hugs the western shore of Lake Tarpon, offering plenty of picnic pavilions along
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Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki

Set in a 60-acre cypress dome on the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki museum of Seminole culture provides an
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Alderman's Ford Park

Alderman’s Ford Park

An easy loop at Alderman’s Ford Park, the Lithia Nature Trail slips behind the nature center for a walk in
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Alexander Springs

Alexander Springs

Surrounding one of Florida's most picturesque first magnitude springs, Alexander
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Hogtown Creek at Alfred Ring Park

Alfred A. Ring Park

Alfred A. Ring Park features a dense slope forest along Hogtown Creek with old-growth trees and rare wildflowers along Appalachian-style
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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,
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CHEC Alligator Creek

Alligator Creek

Located where freshwater and saltwater habitats meet along the edge of Charlotte Harbor, the Alligator Creek unit of Charlotte Harbor
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Alligator Lake

Alligator Lake

In the city once called Alligator, first home of the University of Florida and named for a great chief of
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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
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Live oak forest on the Ancient Dunes Trail

Ancient Dunes Trail

At Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine, the Ancient Dunes Trail leads you on a short scramble up and over
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Ancient Hammock Trail

Ancient Hammock Trail

At Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring, the Ancient Hammock Trail shows off the glory of towering cabbage palms and
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Anhinga Trail

Anhinga Trail

For most visitors, the Anhinga Trail is their first glimpse into Everglades National Park. It's short, and the alligators are
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Ann Norton Sculpture Garden

Ann Norton Sculpture Garden

One of the largest palm collections in the United States is the backdrop for the oversized works of sculptor Ann
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Arch Creek Park

Arch Creek Park

The tropical hammock at Arch Creek Park was the site of a Tequesta Indian village between 500 B.C. and 1300
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Arlington Park

Arlington Park

A breezy walk along the St. Johns River is an easy way to start your day in Jacksonville at the
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Summer storm on the marshes at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

At the edge of Boynton Beach, where historic farmlands have given way to subdivisions, Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife
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Bald Point State Park

Bald Point Beach Walk

Where Ochlockonee Bay meets the Gulf, Bald Point State Park protects the tip of the peninsula. Off the beaten track,
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Fort de Soto Park

Barrier Free Trail

The 0.4 mile Barrier Free Trail at Fort De Soto Park has a graded path wide enough for two wheelchairs
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Bridge at John U. Lloyd Beach (DEP)

Barrier Island Nature Trail

At John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, the Barrier Island Nature Trail gets you away from the busy beach and
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