- 1 Resources
- 2 Exploring Frostproof
- 3 Trails and Parks near Frostproof
- 4 Articles
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Established in the 1880s and renamed by citrus growers who wanted a marketing angle for their groves, the small town of Frostproof sits atop the Lake Wales Ridge.
Stretching from Clermont to south of Lake Placid, the ridge a ribbon of ancient dunes running down the central Florida peninsula, with Frostproof home to Lake Wales Ridge State Forest.
Edged by expansive state forests and wildlife management lands, Frostproof boasts a large concentration of trails in this southeastern corner of Polk County, primarily focused on the ancient scrub ridge.
To the east of Frostproof, the Florida Trail slips through public lands along the Kissimmee River in Florida’s “Big Sky” country, the broad, open prairies of the region.
Trails and Parks near Frostproof
We launched a new full-color edition of 50 Hikes in Central Florida at the National Trails Festival in Deland the first weekend of October. Take a peek inside.