Edged by expansive state forests and wildlife management lands, Frostproof boasts a large concentration of trails in the southeastern corner of Polk County.

Highlands Hammock Nature Trails

Encompassing a jungle of ancient oak hammocks and floodplain forests, Highlands Hammock is Sebring’s crown jewel and a Florida State Park that you won’t want to miss

Highlands Hammock State Park

One of the grandaddies of the Florida Park System, Highlands Hammock State Park protects the amazing beauty of an ancient oak and palm hammock dense with trees many centuries old. A network of short trails and a scenic one-way loop drive make it easy for all visitors to appreciate the natural grandeur of this park.

Hiking near Zolfo Springs?

I just heard from my friends Bill and Ginny, who are planning a trip up to Zolfo Springs. For those of you who have no idea where this is, it’s a quiet place in the middle of South Central Florida, about an hour east of Bradenton and a half hour north of Arcadia, in Hardee […]