Bill Frederick Park

Located along the shores of Turkey Lake, Bill Frederick Park is a beautiful, scenic park that covers one hundred and seventy eight acres. Ideal for nature lovers, the park was developed to provide family recreation in a nature preserve setting. Thousands of visitors annually enjoy the many passive and active amenities that the park offers. Some of these include:

Mote Marine Laboratory

MOTE is a nonprofit organization. Striving to be a place “where one can learn about the sea”, dedicated to the advancement of marine and educational sciences through scientific research, education, and public outreach, leading to new discoveries, revitalization and sustainability of our oceans and greater public understanding of our marine resources.

Shingle Creek Nature Center

Associated Agency: 
Osceola County Parks and Recreation

The Shingle Creek Regional Park offers a unique blend of nature and history in a setting quietly hidden within an urban area. Approximately 200 acres are accessible as of January 2009’s opening. Located just minutes from the busy tourist corridor of U.S. Highway 192, the park is in the middle of a destination that offers a myriad of accommodations with direct access to the Walt Disney World Resort as well as other local attractions. The park will allow visitor to experience vivid encounters with a wild and vanishing Florida.

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