Historic Hikes

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These Florida trails are either at historic / archaeological sites or have historic or archaeological elements along them, such as pine trees with catfaces for turpentine trapping, battlefields, cemeteries, pioneer homesteads, lighthouses, middens, forts, and more.

Historic Hikes and Sites 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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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
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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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Aldermans Ford Preserve

Alderman’s Ford Nature Preserve

Alderman's Ford Nature Preserve offers a surprising treat for a Central Florida hike: whitewater, showcasing the Alafia River churning as
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Alexander Springs

Alexander Springs

Surrounding one of Florida's most picturesque first magnitude springs, Alexander
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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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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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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
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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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Atsena Otie

Atsena Otie Key

The original Cedar Key isn't where you think it is. It's offshore, within sight of the current historic waterfront, an
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Barr Hammock

Barr Hammock Preserve

Encompassing more than 5,700 acres, Barr Hammock Preserve near Gainesville includes an expansive wetland area, the Levy Prairie, an excellent
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Bayshore Loop

Bayshore Loop

Providing a walk through the mangrove-lined edge of Florida Bay and the unique coastal prairie habitat within a short loop,
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Bella Vista Trail

Bella Vista Trail

A 1.8-mile loop through the uplands of Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, the Bella Vista Trail walks you through most
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Big Oak Trail

Big Oak Trail

The Big Oak Trail is one of the most scenic hikes in North Florida and is part of the statewide
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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
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Big Shoals Trail

Big Shoals Trail

At Big Shoals State Park, the Big Shoals Trail leads you to scenic perches high atop the river bluffs when
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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
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Jones Cut Trail

Big Talbot Jones Cut Trail

The 1.5-mile Jones Cut Trail provides a meander into the heart of the maritime forest that carpets Big Talbot Island
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