Tag Archives: State Park

The Jewels of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

  Oasis is perhaps the best description of Topsail Hill Preserve. An oasis of nature in a changing world of urban sprawl. Here, a unique ecosystem holds onto its place in Florida’s coastal dune system under the shade of an … Continue reading

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A Visit to Fanning and Manatee Springs State Parks

On a recent trip down to Tampa, I decided to take the more leisurely and scenic route along Highway 98 to visit some of the state parks along this stretch and made my first stop at Fanning Springs State Park. … Continue reading

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Hiking at Suwannee River State Park, Florida

    I arrived at Suwannee River State Park just after it opened early in the morning. Visitors to the park are immediately met with a large picnic area complete with porch swings conveniently placed to overlook the splendor of … Continue reading

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A Review of Ponce de Leon Springs State Park, Florida

  Note: There may be some slight exaggeration to the Pterodactyl mosquito attack that happened during this particular visit. Normally when I go out to review a location I do my best to sell it in a positive light, however, … Continue reading

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