Jump Start Your Heart with #FLStateParks!

Celebrate both American Heart and Florida Hiking Trails Month! 



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Jump start your heart with Florida State Parks

Take a Hike! 


Whether you take a leisurely stroll on white-sand beaches, explore winding trails through maritime woods or cruise along-side wildlife on scenic boardwalks, be sure enjoy a hike at any speed during Florida Hiking Trails Month! With over 2,600 miles of trails, there’s something for everyone. Check out Florida’s Office of Greenways and Trails’ online trail guide to find your next hiking adventure! 

Learn more now! 



Full Hearts, Clear Minds 

Celebrate American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. Try a family-friendly eco-fitness class or yoga on the beach with friends to keep your heart happy with our February Park Fit events. 

Find an event today!  



Firsthand Florida Fun: John D. MacArthur Beach State Park


Watch Now: MacArthur Beach Blog

Everyone loves a day at the beach, but have you ever had a look at the wildlife that call it home? John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in North Palm Beach gives you a closer look at the park's thriving ecosystem in the William T. Kirby Nature Center. Travel to this South Florida park with Firsthand Florida Fun blogger, Erika Z. to discover what lies beneath the ocean's surface.

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Trail Snapshot: Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway

Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway


This 110-mile corridor spans across central Florida and provides hikers with a firsthand look at Florida’s diverse plant and wildlife communities. The greenway offers trails for equestrian use, mountain biking and hiking.  When visiting, be sure to head to the Cross Florida Greenway Land Bridge, a wildlife crossing which stretches 2,000 feet across over I-75.

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Find Your Adventure!

Keep your heart full this month with guided hikes, live concerts and more happening this month at Florida State Parks.


Event Details

  Swamp Walk 

February 18th

Traverse through cool waters and discover the swamp's unique beauty during a guided hike at Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. 

  Get event details here!



Event Details

  An Evening Under the Stars 

 February 18th 

End your week taking in enchanting views of the moon, planets and other celestial objects at this after-hours event at Big Lagoon State Park.

Get event details here!


Event Details   Concert in the Park    

Every Saturday and Sunday in February

Enjoy live music and performances with the whole family every weekend at Oscar Scherer State Park. 

Get event details here!