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Ranger led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park July 1

Enjoy a ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park on Thursday, June 3 from 10 – 11 a.m. Join in for a ranger-guided nature hike. Camp Helen boasts nine distinct natural communities throughout the park with varied flora and fauna. Learn about our rare coastal dune lake, Lake Powell, as well as the park wildlife. Hike is suitable for all ages. Dress for the weather; water and bug spray are recommended. Park Fees There is an honor entrance station. The fee is...

Ranger led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park June 3

Enjoy a ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park on Thursday, June 3 from 10 – 11 a.m. Join in for a ranger-guided nature hike. Camp Helen boasts nine distinct natural communities throughout the park with varied flora and fauna. Learn about our rare coastal dune lake, Lake Powell, as well as the park wildlife. Hike is suitable for all ages. Dress for the weather; water and bug spray are recommended. Park Fees There is an honor entrance station. The fee is...

Point Washington and Pine Log State Forests reopen with limited camping

On May 8, 2020, The Florida Forest Service reopened area State Forests for recreation. Some campgrounds are open with limited capacity due to the COVID-19 concerns. Pine Log has some RV sites and primitive camping available at ½ capacity. Point Washington has two campsites available. To make a reservation, go to FloridaStateForests.ReserveAmerica.com or call 877-879-3859. To learn more about Pine Log State Forest, click here. To learn more about Point Washington State Forest, click here. To keep abreast of the...

First Day hike at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park Jan. 1

Enjoy a guided hike with the park rangers at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park at 10 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2020. The rangers will share interesting facts about the park and its pristine natural resources. Be sure to bring a bottle of water and close-toed shoes. Park at the red cedar pavilion in the day use area. The hike is free with paid park admission. For more information about Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park call 850-833-9144 or click...

First Day hike at Ponce De Leon Springs State Park Jan. 1

Spend the first day of the year on a guided hike at Ponce De Leon Springs State Park. Meet at 8:45 a.m. in the main parking area behind the ranger station. You will travel to the trails that are within the south of I-10 portion of the park, just off from Highway 81. Trails may have standing water, and temperatures at this time of year can vary, so check weather predictions and wear the proper attire. Paths may be muddy...