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03/26/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Shop local produce, fresh seafood, cool crafts and more at Koreshan State Historic Site's weekly Sunday Farmers Market and Plant Sale. Entrance is $1. [ Tinyurl.com Link ]

Koreshan Sunday Farmers Market and Native Plant Sale

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03/26/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Looking for an alternative to traditional Spring Break trips? Camp at Hillsborough River State Park near Tampa, Florida, for your fill of trails, river rapids and wildlife viewing! [ Reserveamerica.com Link ]

Hillsborough River State Park, FL

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03/25/2017 at 17:33. Facebook
Don’t forget the manatees this weekend as you head out on your adventures! This specially designed tumbler is perfect no matter where you’re headed. [ Floridastateparks.org Link ]

Limited Edition FSP Tumbler (10 oz)

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03/25/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
See Florida’s tallest Native American ceremonial mound at Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park in Tallahassee! The mound is 46 feet high and was built between 1000 to 1800 years ago. The people who built the mound are believed to have been members of the Weeden Island Culture, a group of Native Americans who lived in North Florida between 200 and 800 A.D. [ Floridastateparks.org...
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03/24/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
It's Florida Bike Month and we want you to join in on the fun. Check out our Community Trails Calendar: [ State.fl.us Link ]

Greenways and Trails | Florida DEP

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03/24/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Have you hiked in Miami, Florida? Visit Oleta River State Park and these other 9 hiking spots to see a natural side to the Magic City. [ Miami.com Link ]

Best Places To Hike Around Miami

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03/24/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Louise Maclay partnered with her husband, Alfred B. Maclay to design the amazing ornamental gardens of Maclay Gardens State Park in Tallahassee. After Alfred’s death in 1944, Louise opened the 28-acre garden to the public and in 1953, she donated 307 acres of the property to the state.
Known for snorkeling and scuba diving, the headwaters at Fanning Springs State Park are the subject of this week’s Firsthand Florida Fun blog. Join Erika Z. on her latest adventure at this scenic Central-Florida park.
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Want an in-depth look at Southwest Florida plants? Every Tuesday at Koreshan State Historic Site we explore the Historic Koreshan Settlement with a Park Naturalist at 1 p.m. On the Guided Botanical Tour we learn about native and exotic plants while walking on crushed-shell paths. Join us at this park in Estero! [ Tinyurl.com Link ]

Guided Botanical Tour | Florida State Parks

Spring Break = Spring-Hopping. O’Leno State Park in High Springs, Florida, is centrally located to Ichetucknee Springs, Troy Spring and Peacock Springs state parks and provides visitors access to the Santa Fe River. [ Reserveamerica.com Link ]

O'Leno State Park

A new historic site was discovered in the woods of Bulow Creek State Park. Although this rusty item looks like trash, it tells a story of 1920's America. Can you guess what this is and what it was used for?
In 1942, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings published Cross Creek, an autobiographical account of her relationships with her neighbors and her beloved Florida hammocks. Her home and land at Cross Creek (near Hawthorne in North Central Florida) is now the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park and is a National Historic Landmark.
Santos Mountain Bike Trail is know for its pure off-road riding bliss. Santos is the largest mountain biking park in the Ocala, Florida area. It is part of the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway. [ Floridastateparks.org Link ]

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Orlando's theme parks aren't for everyone. Read the TravelChannel's trip alternatives, including Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka. [ Travelchannel.com Link ]

Orlando: Beyond Theme Parks - Family - TravelChannel.com

Appreciate nature from a different perspective. For this week’s Instagram challenge, we’re asking you to share photos from above and below perspectives. Whether taken from atop an observation deck or below the water’s surface, tag your location and use #IHeartMyPark and #FLStateParks to be entered for a chance to win a prize pack. We’ll regram our Spring Break Challenge weekly winner, every...
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Feeling adventurous this spring? Explore 13 miles of trails or kayak the Wekiva River and Rock Springs Run while camping at Wekiwa Springs State Park near Orlando, Florida. [ Reserveamerica.com Link ]

Wekiwa Springs State Park, FL

Spring Break 2017 Idea: Cabins in Clermont. Lake Louisa State Park is located a short drive away from Orlando’s theme parks, giving you a natural retreat from the bustling attractions. [ Reserveamerica.com Link ]

Lake Louisa State Park, FL

Lois Maxon purchased the land and house that are now Eden Gardens State Park in 1963. She restored parts of the Wesley Home and gardens and donated the park to the State in 1968. The first photo is from the 1920's and the second is from 2016. Can you spot the differences?
Take an eco-escape this spring break. Camp, hike and bike at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park in Gainesville, Florida, where wild horses, bison and other wildlife roam. [ Floridastateparks.org Link ]
Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site was Florida’s first state archaeological site. Archaeological excavations have discovered at least three periods of Native American culture at the site. During the first period, in which mounds were begun, life was simple. The primary interests were hunting and fishing. The second, or Weedon Island Period, extended from A.D. 700 to A.D. 1300. This...
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Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site