It’s not just an urban thing: Florida has hundreds of outstanding nature trails and parks with facilities that work well for families with young children.
You can play on a beach, or visit a nature center. Stroll a boardwalk at a wetlands park to see thousands of birds. Or walk along a short interpretive trail at a Florida State Park.
Explore the outdoors in our award-winning Florida State Parks system! There are more than 160 state parks scattered across Florida, bringing you the best camping, hiking, biking, and paddling.
From hard-packed sands to powdery white strands to jagged rocky shorelines, Florida’s beaches will delight you
Nature centers in Florida’s parks often have their own trail systems and are great places to get the family outside to learn about Florida’s habitats, flora, and fauna firsthand
For the youngest ones, finding a playground to enjoy after a hike is always a plus. Dig through our list of parks where you’ll find one.
Our Favorite Family-Friendly Trails
The map at the top of the page shows all locations suitable for families. These particular parks and trails are our favorite places in Florida to send families with young children.