Celebrate Earth Day with Florida State Parks!

Reconnect with Mother Nature! 



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A butterfly lands on a flower at Rainbow Springs State Park

Rainbow Springs State Park in Dunnellon. 


 Celebrate Earth Day with #FLStateParks! 


Earth Day is  Saturday, April 22! There are plenty of ways to celebrate the beauty of nature at a Florida State Park near you. From beach clean-ups to guided hikes, see what activities we have planned across the state! 

Find an event near you!   


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Join our text message pilot program!

Become one of the first to try our new text notification pilot program, available now at nine state parks. Sign up today to receive updates on special events, discounts or promotions, weather alerts and notifications when the park reaches capacity or reopens when capacity is available.

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Firsthand Florida Fun: Anastasia State Park

Boardwalk at Anastasia State Park

Take in miles of pristine beaches, dive into the Atlantic Ocean, camp under canopied trees and discover unique shells while beach combing at Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine! This week’s Firsthand Florida Fun vlog is a beach adventure you don’t want to miss!

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Park Snapshot: Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

Flowers bloom at Maclay Garden State Park

In bloom since 1923, the gardens at this park in Tallahassee are a floral masterpiece. Hundreds of camellias and azaleas mix with dogwoods, magnolias and a variety of other trees for a spectacular array of blooms. The gardens feature a picturesque brick walkway, a secret garden, a reflection pool and a walled garden. Catch the final blooms of the season this month! 

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Find Your Adventure!

This weekend is a great time to reconnect with the great outdoors, find an event near you.


Event Details

  Earth Day Celebration

April 22

This annual event at Washington Oaks Garden State Park in Palm Coast features live music, children's activities, nature programs, live raptors on display and much more!  

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Event Details

  Earth Day Hike

April 22

Join a park ranger for an informative hike on the beautiful trails at Blackwater River State Park in Holt.

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Event Details   Earth Day Festival

 April 22

Enjoy the majestic springs, live music, a photo scavenger hunt and more at this Earth Day Festival at Fanning Springs State Park in Levy County.

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Event Details

  Earth Day Clean-Up

April 22

Give back to Mother Earth by joining park staff for a beach clean-up at T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park in Port St. Joe.

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Event Details

  Earth Day 2017

April 22

Learn about native plants, plant a tree and enjoy live entertainment at this 22nd annual event at Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key.  

  Get event details here!