A former 5,000-acre cattle ranch in the midst of the Green Swamp Wilderness Area, headwaters to the Hillsborough, Peace, Ocklawaha, and Withlacoochee Rivers, Colt Creek State Park is a mosaic of wetlands and uplands with extensive forest roads serving as trails
Savannas Preserve State Park in Port St. Lucie is threatened by city plans to bulldoze a route right through conservation lands to build a Crosstown Bridge – and those plans haven’t changed, despite public input and lawsuits by environmental groups.
Experience crystalline waters emerging from the midst of the world’s largest scrub forest along the Juniper Creek Nature Trail in the Ocala National Forest.
A 300-acre preserve at the outflow of Lake Harney, part of the St. Johns River, Lake Harney Wilderness has panoramic views and history to explore on 2+ miles of trails.
It’s Florida Biking Month! Which makes it a good time to talk about bikes and the Florida Trail, and how to ride your bike to, but not on, our statewide National Scenic Trail when it’s in the woods.