Green Springs

Green Springs

A beautiful little green gem in Enterprise, FL, Green Springs does indeed get its name from the green hue sulfur spring in the park. This area is rich in history. And as one can imagine people flocked to this idyllic spot. In the 1800’s the …

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

There is an abundance of activities available at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park. The park includes nearly 54,000 acres protecting the largest land tract of Florida dry prairie which is held for the benefit of everyone. The park features multi use trails and plenty of …

Lake Louisa State Park

Lake Louisa

Lake Louisa State Park has 4,372 acres dedicated to outdoor recreation. The park has direct access to Lake Louisa and has ten other lakes within the park some of which are also accessible. Lake Louisa State Park is located off highway 27 in Lake County, …

Pine Meadows Conservation Area

Since the Trout Lake Nature Center closes at 4pm, we hopped on over to the Pine Meadows Conservation Area as it is close by. There are a few different areas to hike here: a loop trail near the entrance, a trail along the canal, and …

Trout Lake Nature Center

Anhinga

It was a cool Florida Winter day to explore the interpretative trails. Sam and I visited the nature museum area briefly and then headed out to see Trout Lake where many birds roost. Nice serene view.

This is an easy hike with several short trails …

Lake Baldwin Trail

This trail is 2 miles long and paved. It is dog friendly. Park by the playground or the dog park. There are lots of trees and it is quite pretty for an Urban trail. You pass by residential neighborhoods, but the lakeside has lots of …

Blue Spring State Park

Florida Manatee at Blue Springs State Park

Cool Springs, Hot Sandy Hike

Two good friends accompanied me to Blue Spring State Park. This park is gorgeous with the deep bluish-green springs and lush plants. It had been cool over the weekend, so we hoped to see some manatees gathering in the warm …