Jupiter has bears? Today’s the first time I’ve seen them along a trail: the Longleaf Pine Trail, an interpretive nature trail at Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, a lovely family escape just south of Indiantown Road near I-95.
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The Bluffton Nature Trail at Lake George State Forest near Volusia, west of Barberville along SR 40, provides a glimpse into an ancient past along the St. Johns River.
Hamburger Heaven in Palm Beach is an oldie and goodie from the 1940s, with mile-high cakes, root beer floats, and egg custard.
Tripped over a snake on a Florida trail? Stopped in your tracks watching one in the water? We’ve all had these moments that make us wary. The good news is that there are only six species of venomous snakes in Florida, and they’re pretty easy to identify. Especially after you take a look at this […]
According to the Naples Daily News, two new hiking trails have opened in Conservation Collier lands to the east of Naples. Both are tiny nature preserves that offer residents a little immersion into the natural habitats displaced by construction in that part of the Big Cypress Swamp. Alligator Flag Preserve, with an entrance across from Gulf […]
From our friends at Oscar Scherer State Park: A low-key groundbreaking on April 15 marked the official start of the second ADA-compliant trail at Oscar Scherer State Park, according to Russell Delaney, president of the Friends of Oscar Scherer Park, Inc. One of 100 citizen support organizations (CSO) in Florida’s park system, the Friends are […]
It’s found throughout Florida, in freshwater marshes and along the rim of saltwater marshes, and is by far one of the showiest grasses in Florida, especially when the huge tufts are ruffled by a breeze – sand cordgrass.