Tags Archives: hiking

Saddle Creek Park Nature Trail.

This unique find in urban Lakeland is yet another place to visit in the greater Destination Tampa Bay area!  This Nature Trail is part of the REAL Florida series we have been bringing to our readers all over the world…giving them yet another reason to ...

Dead River Road and the Hillsborough River….

Where Nature Plays About Dead River Park Situated at the confluence of Dead River and the Hillsborough River, this park is a pleasant place of just 21 acres to unwind. Nature lovers appreciate a scenic two-mile low traffic trail alongside the Hillsboroug ...

Welcome to Myakka River State Park.

One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state’s most diverse natural areas. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wild and Scenic River, flows through 58 square miles of wetlands, prairies, hammocks, and pinelands. ...

John Chestnut Senior Park.

This park is home to various wildlife including raccoons, alligators, various waterfowl, hawks, vultures, tortoises/turtles, and more. This provides many pleasant hours for nature enthusiasts and families.  Lake Tarpon, immediately adjacent, is five mile ...

Enjoy Nature, History at Weedon Island Preserve.

Weedon Island Preserve is an expansive 3,190-acre natural area located along the northwest shore of Old Tampa Bay in Pinellas County. More than half of its land is located north of Gandy Boulevard.  This coastal system, comprised of aquatic and upland ec ...

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

A precious oasis in the midst of Florida’s most densely populated county where you will find 245 acres of preserved habitat, five miles of hiking trails and boardwalks, aviary with live birds of prey, 5 ecosystems, gators, tortoises, eagles, ospreys and ...