Country Park Place

Associated Agency: 
Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department

Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department offers boating, bicycling, campsites, canoeing, concerts, cultural happenings, festivals, hiking, horseback riding, meeting facilities, nature study, picnic shelters, swimming, nature programs, and more. Leave life's daily pressures behind and reconnect with nature and your family at a nearby County park.

Deering Estate

The Deering Estate at Cutler's mission is to preserve and protect the natural, archaeological, architectural, and historic legacy of the Estate by using wise stewardship in the management and utilization of its sensitive resources, while educating and enhancing the public appreciation for the unique characteristics of the site through compatible uses.


Adventures Archery

Adventures Archery is dedicated to getting both youth and adults involved in the lifelong sport of archery. Their hope is that archers get the enjoyment of practicing, competing and ultimately hunting. They are committed to ensuring those who come into their shop and participate in their events and classes leave as knowledgeable, confident, and passionate as they are.

Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center

Associated Agency: 
Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department

Crandon Park lies on picturesque northern Key Biscayne, Florida; formerly one of the largest coconut plantations in the United States as well as former location of that Crandon Park Zoo. The Crandon Visitors and Biscayne Nature Center serves as a window into Bear Cut Preserve, 264 acres of preserved barrier island habitat. Within the preserve various ecosystems can be observed including: dunes, maritime hammock, mangrove forest, and sea grass beds. The Visitors Center's exhibit & aquarium room displays recreated native marine ecosystems, and interpretive exhibits.


Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. They advance their conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field.

City of Winter Haven

Winter Haven, Florida is a unique, Premier City. It has countless recreational, social and special events. The City recognizes the importance of a high quality of life to Winter Haven residents and visitors. The City strives to ensure outdoor activities for all ages and walks of life. Winter Haven has numerous nature parks, boat ramps, fishing docks and walking trails throughout the city.

Big Lagoon State Park

Associated Agency: 
Department of Environmental Protection/Florida State Parks

Sitting on the northern shoreline of its namesake, Big Lagoon State Park's 655 upland acres separate the mainland from Perdido Key and the Gulf of Mexico. Natural communities, ranging from saltwater marshes to pine flatwoods, attract a wide variety of birds, especially during the spring and fall migrations, while the beaches, shallow bays, nature trails and open woodlands offer splendid opportunities for nature study. The park also beckons visitors to camp, swim, fish, boat, canoe and hike. Crabbing in the shallow waters of Big Lagoon is a popular activity as well.

Manatee Park

Associated Agency: 
Lee County Parks and Recreation

Opened in 1996, this 17 acre Regional Park is built and operated through a cooperative effort of partners & sponsors. While the land is owned by Florida Power & Light, the facilities were originally funded by Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau. Seasonal staffing is provided by Lee County Parks & Recreation. Native plant habitats and gardens have been planted and maintained by the Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and many volunteers.

Canoe Outpost-Peace River, Inc.

The Canoe Outpost-Peace River strive to provide the most professional, affordable, memorable, and fun paddling and outdoor experience to visitors of the Peace River while instilling a sense of stewardship of the environment in order that we may all enjoy the natural beauty for generations to come.