Set in a 60-acre cypress dome on the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki museum of Seminole culture provides an introduction to the tropical outdoors of natural South Florida’s swamps in which the Seminole Tribe has lived for more than a century.
Protecting woodlands and marshes around Lake Holathlikaha , Fort Cooper State Park preserves an important chapter of the Second Seminole War. An annual re-enactment relives the battle.
Part of Hillsborough River State Park, Fort Foster State Historic Site takes you back to the era of Florida’s earliest pioneer settlers and their clashes with the native Seminoles.
Open only once annually for a re-enactment of the battle, Okeechobee Battlefield State Park protects a part of the landscape where the Battle of Okeechobee occurred during the Second Seminole War on Christmas Day, 1837.
Along a quiet shoreline of the Peace River, an interpretive visitor center, the remains of a Seminole War era fortress, and a memorial are important components of Paynes Creek Historic State Park, which memorializes the flashpoint of the Third Seminole War.
A ridgetop once surrounded by the grassy waters of the Everglades is the highest natural landform in Broward County, protected at Pine Island Ridge Natural Area in Davie.
Protecting what was once the headwaters of Snake Creek and a Seminole settlement, Snake Warrior Island Natural Area is a small urban oasis not far from I-95 in Miramar.
At Sugar Mill Ruins Park in New Smyrna Beach, an interpretive trail tells the story of the Cruger-dePeyster Sugar Mill, established in 1830 and abandoned in 1835 after a Seminole raid
An oasis of ancient live oaks, tropical hammocks, and wetlands covering more than 140 acres in Davie, Tree Tops Park is a success story for conservation in Broward County.