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Month: May 2020

Central Florida’s Original Tourist Attraction

By: Kyle Grammatica Wekiwa Springs State Park is home to cool, clear waters and vibrant tropical hammocks. The park contains miles of trails, a variety of campsites, incredible paddling opportunities, and of course, swimming! Wekiwa Springs is 72°F year-round, making in a perfect place to cool down during the summer. It is one of the […]

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The Beauty of Florida’s Nature Coast

By: Kyle Grammatica Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park Land for Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park was purchased on December 31, 1992. Since then, more land has been added to the park through a donation from Pasco County and acquisitions under Preservation 2000 Additions and the Florida Forever Additions and Inholdings programs. Today, Werner-Boyce Salt Springs […]

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Hike Through History

By: Kyle Grammatica Established in 1950, Jonathan Dickinson State Park is the largest state park in Southeast Florida. It covers a variety of habitats, such as coastal sand hills, upland lakes, and scrub forests. The Loxahatchee River runs through the park as well, providing a variety of recreational opportunities like kayaking and fishing. The park’s […]

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Weedon Island Preserve Kayaking

Exploring Tampa Bay

By Kyle Grammatica This week’s #followmeflorida region is the Tampa Bay area. Let’s take a look at some of the bay area’s best natural spots! Weedon Island Weedon Island Preserve is a natural and historical treasure. In 1972 Weedon Island Preserve was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places; two years later the […]

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