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Bond Swamp Wildlife Refuge Fishing Hunting

Round Oak, GA 31202 (173.117 miles)

Located in Middle GA Bond Swamp is 6 miles South of Macon off I-16

Official Website: Bond Swamp Wildlife Refuge

Sperwell Bluff State Park Hiking Fishing Hunting

Thomaston, GA 30286 (173.241 miles)

located in West Central GA along the Flint River

Official Website: Sperwell Bluff State Park

Gordonia-Alatamaha State park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking

Reidsville, GA 30453 (174.490 miles)

This South GA park provides fishing, picnicing, an an 18 hole golf course

Official Website: Gordonia-Alatamaha State park

WERNER-BOYCE SALT SPRINGS STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Boating

PORT RICHEY , FL 34668 (174.502 miles)

This park protects four miles of pristine coastline along the Gulf of Mexico in western Pasco County. The salt spring looks small, but it is an amazing 320 feet deep. Gray fox, gopher tortoises, alligators, and West Indian manatees call this park and its waters home. Birdwatchers can enjoy sighting raptors, wading birds, shore birds, and migratory songbirds. A recent addition to the state park system, Werner-Boyce now has a picnic pavilion, tables, informational kiosk, and a short hiking trail.rn

Official Website: WERNER-BOYCE SALT SPRINGS STATE PARK

F.D. Roosevelt State Park Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Horseback

Mountian, GA 31822 (176.435 miles)

Located near Callaway Gardens and Warm Springs GA

Official Website: F.D. Roosevelt State Park

DADE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK Hiking

BUSHNELL , FL 33513 (178.819 miles)

The battle that started the Second Seminole War is commemorated in January each year under the oaks of Dade Battlefield. On December 28, 1835, Seminole Indian warriors ambushed 108 soldiers at this site-only three soldiers survived. The park protects not only a historic battlefield, but also the natural communities as they existed when the soldiers and Seminoles battled over 180 years ago. Strolling a half-mile nature trail through pine flatwoods, visitors might see gopher tortoises, woodpeckers, songbirds, hawks, and indigo snakes.rn

Official Website: DADE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK

BIG LAGOON STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

PENSACOLA , FL 32507 (179.489 miles)

This coastal park sits on the northern shoreline of its namesake, Big Lagoon, which separates the mainland from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Natural communities, ranging from saltwater marshes to pine flatwoods, attract a wide variety of birds, especially during the spring and fall migrations. Beaches, shallow bays, nature trails, and open woodlands offer splendid opportunities for nature study.rn

Official Website: BIG LAGOON STATE PARK

PERDIDO KEY STATE PARK Fishing

PENSACOLA , FL 32507 (179.489 miles)

Barrier islands protect the Florida mainland from the harsh effects of storms and provide habitats for shorebirds and other coastal animals. Perdido Key is a 247-acre barrier island near Pensacola on the Gulf of Mexico. White sand beaches and rolling dunes covered with sea oats make this park a favorite destination for swimmers and sunbathers. Surf fishing is another popular activity. Boardwalks from the parking lot allow visitors to access the beach without causing damage to the fragile dunes and beach vegetation.rn

Official Website: PERDIDO KEY STATE PARK

TARKILN BAYOU PRESERVE STATE PARK Hiking Fishing

PENSACOLA , FL 32507 (179.489 miles)

The preserve is home to four species of endangered pitcher plants, as well as other rare and endangered plant species. The rare, carnivorous white–top pitcher plant is unique to the Gulf Coast and found only between the Apalachicola and Mississippi rivers. Almost 100 other rare plants and animals depend on the wet prairie habitat, including the alligator snapping turtle, sweet pitcher plant, and Chapman´s butterwort. A boardwalk offers visitors a view of the wild and beautiful Tarkiln Bayou.rn

Official Website: TARKILN BAYOU PRESERVE STATE PARK

LAKE GRIFFIN STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

FRUITLAND PARK , FL 34731 (179.895 miles)

Located within an hour of central Florida attractions and theme parks, this park is home to one of the state's largest live oak trees. A short trail near the park entrance takes visitors to the mammoth oak tree. A canal connects the park to Lake Griffin, the eighth largest lake in Florida, where visitors can enjoy boating and canoeing, as well as fishing. Anglers will find plenty of largemouth bass, bluegill, speckled perch, and catfish.rn

Official Website: LAKE GRIFFIN STATE PARK