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Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jackie and Bob
N 28° 48.902 W 081° 24.342
17R E 460414 N 3187560
Quick Description: The coordinates are for the parking area for the Lower Wekiva River State Preserve. Coordinates for the GBTF sign are N 28 48.880 W 81 24.170 approximately 1000 feet east of the parking area. The reserve opens at 8 AM and closes at sunset year-round.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2006 8:26:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMC5Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Blue Man
Views: 83

Long Description:

 

Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park borders approximately 2 miles of the St. Johns River and the lower four miles of the Wekiva River and Black Water Creek. The Preserve consists of 4,636 acres of environmentally signifcant land.

Wood Stork, sandhill crane, and other bird species can be found in the park, along with The Florida black bear, river otter, American alligator, indigo snake and a variety of more common species.

The Sandhill Nature Trail is a self-guided. There are some other more longer trails in the Preserve. You can also paddle through in a kayak or canoe.

Note: Pets must be on a six foot hand held leash and well behaved at all times. They are NOT permitted in the primitive camping area.
Managing Agency:
The preserve is managed by the Florida Department of Envirnmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks.


Cluster Name: Tanager

County: Seminole

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