WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA STATE PARKS 1996   A   B   S   O   L   U   T   E   L   Y       F   L   O   R   I   D   A       M   A   G   A   Z   I   N   E
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West Central
Florida
State Parks

Click the city
of interest on the
map for a list of the
state parks
BRADENTON

BUSHNELL

CRYSTAL RIVER

DUNEDIN

ELLENTON

HOMMASSA

INDIAN SHORES

     
INVERNESS

OSPREY

NEW PORT RICHEY

ST. PETERSBURG

SARASOTA

THONOTOSASSA

WIMAUMA




Bradenton Area
DE SOTO NATIONAL MEMORIAL
P.O. Box 15390
Bradenton, FL 34280-5390
(941) 792-0458
Hiking and Guided Tours

LAKE MANATEE STATE RECREATIONAL AREA
20007 State Rd. 64
Bradenton, FL 34202
Boating, Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Boat ramp, Swimming

Bushnell Area
DADE BATTLEFIEID STATE HISTORIC SITE
P.O. Box 938
Bushnell, FL 33513
(904) 793-4781
Hiking

Crystal River Area
CHASSAHOWITZKI NATIONAL WIIDLIFE REFUGE
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1502 S.E. Kings Bay Drive
Crystal River, FL 34429
(352)563-2088
Administered under Chassahowitzka.

CRYSTAL RIVER ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE
3400 N. Museum Point
Crystal River, FL 3229
(352) 795-3817
Guided tours

YULEE SUGAR MILL RUINS STATE HISTORIC SITE
c/o Crystal River State Archeological Site
3400 N. Museum Point
Crystal River, FL 32629
(904) 795-3817

Dunedin Area
ANLCOTE KEY STATE PRESERVE
c/o Caladesi Island State Park
No. 1 Causeway Blvd.
Dunedin, FL 34698
(813) 469-5918
Boating, Camping, Swimming

HONEYMOON ISLAND STATE RECREATION AREA
1 Causeway Blvd.
Dunedin, FL 34698
(813) 469-5942
Fishing, Hiking, Concession, Swimming

Ellenton Area
CAMBIE PLANTATION
3708 Patten Ave.
Ellenton, FL 34222
(941) 723-4536
Guided Tours

MADIRA BICKEL MOUND STATE ARCHEOLOGICAL SITE
c/o Gamble Plantation State Historic Site
Ellenton, FL 34222
(941) 722-1017

Homosassa Area Area
HOMOSASSA SPRINGS STATE WILDLIFE PARK
9225 W. Fishbowl Drive
Homosassa, FT. 3264G
(352) 628-5343
Guided Tours, Boat ramp

Indian Shores Area
INDIAN SHORES
FL 34635
(813) 391-6211
Refuge and rehabilitation center for injured birds. Brown pelicans, cormorants, white herons, birds of prey and other species are on display.

Inverness Area
FORT COOPER STATE PARK
3100 S. Old Floral City Rd
Inverness, FL 32650
(904) 726-0315
Canoeing, Fishing, Swimming

New Port Richey Area
JAY B. STARKEY WILDERNESS PARK
10500 Wilderness Park Rd.
New Port Richey, FL 34655
(813) 834-3247
Camping, Hiking
Osprey
OSCAR SCHERER STATE RECREATION AREA
1843 S. Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229
(941) 483-5956
Camping, Canoeing, Hiking, Swimming

PORT CHARLOTTE BEACH STATE RECREATION AREA
1843 S. Tamiami Trail
Osprey, FL 34229
(941) 483-5956
Fishing, Swimming.

Sarasota Area
MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK
13207 State Rd. 72
Sarasota, FL 34241-9542
(941) 361-6511
Camping, Canoeing, Cabins, Equestrian Trails, Fishing, Hiking, Boat Ramp, Trails

SEIBY GARDENS
811 S. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 366-5731

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