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An Orange Sky at Lake Louisa State Park

Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont. 

 
 

 Find Your Zen Outdoors at #FLStateParks!

 

April is Stress Awareness Month. Spending time in the great outdoors can relieve stress, as well as improve memory and concentration. Our abundance of trails, bike paths, springs, beaches and lakes provides you with a perfect place to enjoy the outdoors. So, take a nature break from the hustle of everyday life and join us outside at your favorite Florida State Park.

Get outside today!  

 
 
 

Every Stamp Has a Story with the Deluxe Real Florida Passport

Stamp Story: Rainbow Springs State Park

Revisit your favorite Florida State Parks, while discovering new ones with the Deluxe Real Florida Passport. Our new passport has a fresh design and expanded prize pack. All 174 state parks have their own stamp to collect, so start your story today! 

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Firsthand Florida Fun: Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

A Manatee at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Discover the wild side of Florida State Parks with this Firsthand Florida Fun Blog. Erika Z. ventures to Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park where she learns about Florida’s native and non-native wildlife by meeting panthers, black bears and more!

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Park Snapshot: Little Manatee River State Park

The River at Little Manatee River State Park

Explore rare ecosystems by hiking, canoeing or horseback riding at Little Manatee River State Park—one of Hillsborough county’s best kept secrets. The Little Manatee River begins in a swampy area near Fort Lonesome and flows almost 40 miles before emptying into Tampa Bay. Spend the day picnicking in one of the riverside pavilions or stay the night in the campground and be the first on the trails— there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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Find Your Adventure!

 Take a nature break and paddle through peaceful rivers or race through scenic trails; there’s an event for everyone at Florida State Parks. 


 

Event Details

  Spring Fling

April 8th

Explore incredible natural wonders at this spring-time event at Little Manatee River State Park in Wimauma. 

  Get event details here!

 


 

Event Details

  River-N-Rapids 5K & 10K

April 8th

Race (or watch) along the high bank of the river above the rapids during this annual event at Hillsborough River State Park in Thonotosassa. 

Get event details here!

 


 

Event Details   Kayaking 101

 April 9th

Learn kayaking safety and basics during this class at Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park on St. George Island.  

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Event Details

  Firefly Takeover

April 9th

Experience Blue Springs State Park in Orange City after dark with a guided tour lit by hundreds of fireflies.

  Get event details here!