Best Florida State Parks
Florida State Parks
There are over 100 options you have when you are looking for Florida state parks, most of which are there for families to visit.
If you are looking for a nice place for a family outing besides the Disneyland Florida, a state park is where you want to be.
A few of the parks that are available for you with lots of family vacation spots include;
Amelia Island State Recreation Area
This state park can be found south of the residential areas and tourist areas of the Island. This park offers fun activities for the whole family to take part in like fishing, bird watching, hiking and sunning.
Take some time out to visit the Kelly Seahorse Ranch where you can take wonderful horseback rides along one of the most fantastic beaches.
The Blue Spring State Park
At this park you can enjoy long activities like going camping and staying in one of the beautiful cabins.
Some other activities include exploring the nature trails, canoeing, scuba diving, swimming, boating, fishing and picnicking.
These are all wonderful activities for the entire family to take part in and spend some quality Florida family vacation time together.
The Bahia Honda State Park
If your family is planning a Florida family beach vacation and isn't interested in sitting on the beach all day they might be interested in visiting these Florida state parks as it is one of the best hiking spots in Florida.
There is the very popular trail at the end of the Sandspur Beach on the Oceanside that follows the stunning shore of the tidal lagoon, and then from there it twists right through the more interesting coastal strand hammock and then back along the beach again.
Anclote Key State Preserve
There are animals at this park that people come from all over to see. The endangered and rare species tend to find shelter here and find it peaceful.
There are about 43 different bird species. Some of these birds include the Piping Plover, Bald Eagle and the American Oystercatcher.
There are six well known biological communities that can be found on the Anclote Key. These are swap, beach-dune, mesic flatwoods, maritime, hammock and tidal marsh.
The Big Talbot Island State Park
This park is situated on the sea island that is unique to the country. It is popular for its wealthy and varied habitats.
Enjoy canoeing through the stunning waters of the salt marshes, take a fishing trip and sunbathe on the Nassau Sound shoreline, or be more daring and choose one of the historic hiking trails to take up some time.
Or if you prefer the calmer activities, you might be interested in the photography side, bird watching or nature study.
Cedar Key State Museum
If your family is interested in more historical events and information, then this is the park you want to visit.
Here you will see the Cedar Key area in three different states; before the Civil War, during it and after it.
You can also view an old shell collection by the infamous Saint Clair Whitman.
These are just a few of the Florida state parks that you can visit. There are many more that are sure to intrigue you and your loved ones.
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