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YELLOW BLUFF FORT HISTORIC STATE PARK Hiking

JACKSONVILLE , FL 32226 (165.216 miles)

Located near the mouth of the St. Johns River, this site was an important military position during the Civil War, allowing access to the inland areas of Florida's east coast. There was never an actual fort on Yellow Bluff, but an encampment that was fortified and equipped with large guns for protection. Constructed in 1862, the site was occupied by both Confederate and Union troops during the Civil War and-at its peak-housed over 250 soldiers. The site has a T-shaped earthworks and covers about 1.3 acres.rn

Official Website: YELLOW BLUFF FORT HISTORIC STATE PARK

Crooked River State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

St. Marys, GA 31558 (165.922 miles)

Located on GA Colonial Coast this park offers cozy setting with live oaks and spanish moss hanging from the trees

Official Website: Crooked River State Park

Cumberland Island National Seashore Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

St. Marys, GA 31558 (165.922 miles)

A beautiful island with a natural seashore. A visit to Cumberland is an experinece you will never forget

Official Website: Cumberland Island National Seashore

Chewacla State Park Hiking Fishing Camping

Auburn, AL 36830 (166.601 miles)

Chewacla State Park's 696 scenic acres are a delightful pause from nearby interstate traffic. Facilities include a 26-acre lake, swimming area, playgrounds, hiking trails, a modern campground, picnic areas with tables, grills and shelters, and newly renovated cabins. Nearby Auburn University makes Chewacla the perfect place to stay on football weekends.

Official Website: Chewacla State Park

DUNNS CREEK STATE PARK Hiking Biking Horseback

PALATKA , FL 32177 (167.462 miles)

Located south of a sharp bend in the St. Johns River, this is one of the newest additions to the state park system. The park's natural communities include sandhills, covered with longleaf pines and wiregrass, and sand pine scrub. These communities protect several endangered and threatened species, such as the gopher tortoise, as well as a variety of other native animals.rn

Official Website: DUNNS CREEK STATE PARK

RAVINE GARDENS STATE PARK Hiking Biking

PALATKA , FL 32177 (167.462 miles)

Ravine Gardens State Park is open 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 a year, including holidays. This includes the formal gardens, natural ravine, trails and the 1.8 mile drive around the ravine.rn

Official Website: RAVINE GARDENS STATE PARK

WEEKI WACHEE SPRINGS STATE PARK Boating

SPRING HILL , FL 34606 (169.017 miles)

The mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs have delighted visitors since 1947. Today, visitors can still witness the magic of the mermaids, take a river boat cruise and canoe or kayak on the Weeki Wachee River. The 538-acre park features a first magnitude spring and a 400-seat submerged theatre for watching the live mermaid show. Buccaneer Bay offers a fun-filled flume ride for thrill seekers of all ages. Our white sandy beach area and covered picnic pavilions provide a relaxing day for your entire family. Weeki Wachee’s animal shows provide audiences with an entertaining and educational look at domesticated birds and reptiles.rn

Official Website: WEEKI WACHEE SPRINGS STATE PARK

Welaka State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback

Welaka, FL 32193 (170.731 miles)

Welaka State Forest is located along the east bank of the beautiful and historic St. Johns River. A series of foot trails offers the public an opportunity to walk and observe wildlife. Mud Spring trail leads the visitor on a two mile self-guided looped walk to Mud Spring Picnic Area. Mud Spring empties 13,750 gallons per hour of clear, spring water into a half-mile spring run that flows into the St. John's River. John's Landing trail meanders along old road beds to the St. Johns River. Welaka State Forest also manages a 72-horse stable, training arenas and show horse arena, which are all available for rental.

Official Website: Welaka State Forest

FORT CLINCH STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

FERNANDINA BEACH , FL 32034 (170.951 miles)

A part of the park system since 1935, Fort Clinch is one of the most well-preserved 19th century forts in the country. Although no battles were fought here, it was garrisoned during both the Civil and Spanish-American wars. During the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps began preserving and rebuilding many of the structures of the abandoned fort. Daily tours with period reenactors depicting garrison life bring the fort to life for visitors.rn

Official Website: FORT CLINCH STATE PARK

Withlacoochee State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Brooksville, FL 34601 (172.299 miles)

Withlacoochee State Forest is currently the third largest state forest in Florida and is divided into several distinct tracts of land. Withlacoochee State Forest has several waterways which flow through different portions of the property including the Withlacoochee River, Little Withlacoochee River and Jumper Creek. Several campgrounds are available and feature full-facility, primitive or group camping areas. Croom Motorcycle Area provides 2600-acres of off-road facilities for motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Official Website: Withlacoochee State Forest