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ALFRED B. MACLAY STATE GARDENS STATE PARKS Hiking Fishing Biking Horseback Boating

TALLAHASSEE , FL 32309 (21.538 miles)

These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred B. and Louise Maclay after they purchased the property for their winter home. A masterpiece of floral architecture, the gardens feature a picturesque brick walkway, a secret garden, a reflection pool, a walled garden, and hundreds of azaleas and camellias. Lake Hall provides opportunities for swimming, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians can enjoy five miles of multi-use trails winding through the woods surrounding Lake Overstreet, located on park property adjoining the gardens.rn

Official Website: ALFRED B. MACLAY STATE GARDENS STATE PARKS

OCHLOCKONEE RIVER STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

SOPCHOPPY , FL 32358 (22.543 miles)

This jewel of a park is a great place to get away for a weekend or a weeklong vacation. Picnic facilities and a swimming area are located near the scenic point where the Ochlockonee and Dead rivers intersect. Ochlockonee, which means "yellow waters," is a mix of brackish, tidal surge, and fresh water. Pristine and deep, the river empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Trails allow visitors to explore the park and see the diverse wildlife, including the red-cockaded woodpecker, and natural communities such as pine flatwoods and oak thickets.rn

Official Website: OCHLOCKONEE RIVER STATE PARK

ECONFINA RIVER STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Biking Horseback Boating

LAMONT, FL 32336 (23.611 miles)

Nestled along the northern Gulf Coast, this park protects a mosaic of diverse landscapes. The Econfina River meanders like a dark ribbon through pine flatwoods, oaks and palm forests to broad expanses of salt marsh dotted with pine islands. Trails lead to a panoramic view of coastal Florida where lush islands, sand dunes left from a bygone era, dot the horizon.rn

Official Website: ECONFINA RIVER STATE PARK

BALD POINT STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Biking Boating

ALLIGATOR POINT , FL 32346 (26.209 miles)

Some of the most picturesque scenic areas along north Florida’s Gulf Coast can be found at this park. Located on Alligator Point where Ochlockonee Bay meets Apalachee Bay, Bald Point offers a multitude of land and water activities. Coastal marshes, pine flatwoods, and oak thickets foster a diversity of biological communities that make the park a popular destination for birding and wildlife viewing. Every fall, bald eagles, other migrating raptors, and monarch butterflies are commonly sighted as they head south for the winter. Bald Point offers access to two Apalachee Bay beaches for swimming, sunbathing, and fishing.rn

Official Website: BALD POINT STATE PARK

Tate's Hell State Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Carabelle, FL 32322 (36.715 miles)

Tate's Hell State Forest is one continuous tract of land comprising over 202,000 acres. The predominant hydrologic feature within the state forest is Tate's Hell Swamp, which drains toward Apalachicola River and Bay. Tate's Hell State Forest offers a variety of recreation activities for the outdoor enthusiast. There are 35 miles of rivers, streams and creeks available for canoeing, boating and fishing. A concrete boat launch site is located at Cash Creek, with additional launch sites available at locations throughout the forest.

Official Website: Tate's Hell State Forest

Apalachicola National Forest Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Crawfordville, FL 32321 (39.349 miles)

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest forest in Florida at 571,088 acres, which includes 2,735 aces of water. The Forest is located in the panhandle of Florida, near Tallahassee. Six watersheds within the Apalachicola provide an abundance of fresh water to streams. rivers, lakes and one natural spring.

Official Website: Apalachicola National Forest

TORREYA STATE PARK Hiking Camping

BRISTOL , FL 32321 (39.349 miles)

Torreya trees are some of the oldest and hardest to locate in the world. The tree was named after famed botonist John Torrey in the 1800's. The trees can be found and viewed easily at Torryea State Park. Come and see history. If you have never experienced camping in a Yurt.rn

Official Website: TORREYA STATE PARK

THREE RIVERS STATE PARK Hiking Fishing Camping Boating

SNEADS , FL 32460 (42.408 miles)

Where Florida meets the southwest corner of Georgia, the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers converge to form Lake Seminole, the setting for this peaceful park. Hiking through forested hills of pine and mixed hardwoods, visitors might catch sight of fox squirrels, white-tailed deer, gray foxes, or many species of native and migratory birds. Anglers can launch from a boat ramp to enjoy some of the best freshwater fishing in the state, or fish from a 100-foot pier in the camping area.rn

Official Website: THREE RIVERS STATE PARK

FOREST CAPITAL MUSEUM STATE PARK

PERRY , FL 32348 (48.442 miles)

The museum celebrates the heritage of Florida's forest industry. The heart of the museum is dedicated to longleaf pines and the 5,000 products manufactured from them. The 50-plus-year-old longleaf pines growing on the museum grounds provide a majestic canopy and create an enjoyable walking trail for visitors. Adjacent to the museum is an authentic 19th century Cracker homestead, much like those scattered throughout Florida at the turn of the century.rn

Official Website: FOREST CAPITAL MUSEUM STATE PARK

Seminole State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Donaldsonville, GA 39845 (55.596 miles)

This SW GA Park is located on Lake Seminole along the GA-FL border

Official Website: Seminole State Park