Best State Parks around Bowling Green, FL

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Paynes Creek Historic State Park

Paynes Creek Historic State Park
888 Lake Branch Road
Bowling Green, FL
During the 1840s, tensions between the settlers and Seminole Indians prompted authorities to establish a trading post in Florida´s interior, ...
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Highlands Hammock State Park

Highlands Hammock State Park
5931 Hammock Road
Sebring, FL
One of Florida's oldest parks, opening to the public in 1931, Highlands Hammock was established when local citizens came together to promote the ha...
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Alafia River State Park

Alafia River State Park
14326 South County Road 39
Lithia, FL
Standing out from the relatively flat topography of Central Florida is Alafia River State Park, a reclaimed phosphate mine with some of the most ra...
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City of Winter Haven

City of Winter Haven
451 Third Street Northwest
Winter Haven, FL
Mission:Through a unified community, we will create a secure atmosphere that supports prosperity and growth; maintain an open government that value...
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Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park

Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park
4335 Firetower Road
Haines City, FL
Located along the beautiful Lake Wales Ridge, Catfish Creek Preserve State Park covers more than 8,000 acres of scrub, sandhill and flatwoods land,...
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General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail
7683 Berkley Road
Polk City, FL
Welcome to General James A. Van Fleet State Trail The General James A. Van Fleet State Trail is officially designated as part of Florida's Statewi...
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Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park

Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park
Daffodil Road
Lake Placid, FL
Lake June-in-Winter Scrub Preserve State Park is a quiet 845-acre preserve that provides protection for sand scrub, "Florida's desert," one of the ...
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Lake Manatee State Park

Lake Manatee State Park
20007 State Road 64 East
Bradenton, FL
Lake Manatee State Park is located 15 miles east of Bradenton, Florida on State Road 64. It extends three miles along the south shore of beautiful ...
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Little Manatee River State Park

Little Manatee River State Park
215 Lightfoot Road
Wimauma, FL
The river has been designated an Outstanding Florida Water and is part of the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate th...
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Lake Kissimmee State Park

Lake Kissimmee State Park
14248 Camp Mack Road
Lake Wales, FL
Florida's cowboy heritage comes alive with living history demonstrations of the early Florida "cow hunters" in an 1876-era cow camp.White-tailed de...
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Myakka River State Park

Myakka River State Park
13208 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL
In a scene reminiscent of what early Native Americans and Spanish explorers witnessed, arching palm trees and live oaks reflect on a winding tea-co...
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Hillsborough River State Park

Hillsborough River State Park
15402 U.S. 301 North
Thonotosassa, FL
Except for occasional reenactments, the cannon and guns are now silent at Fort Foster. No longer do Seminole Indians have to fight to keep a footho...
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Fort Foster State Historic Site

Fort Foster State Historic Site
15402 US 301 North
Thonotosassa, FL
Fort Foster State Historic Site is part of Hillsborough River State Park, though located on the East Side of US 301 from the park. Fort Foster...
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Ybor City Museum State Park

Ybor City Museum State Park
1818 E. 9th Avenue
Tampa, FL
Don Vicente Martinez Ybor came to an area of pine scrub and swamp to build what became the "Cigar Capital of the World."  From the opening of ...
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Colt Creek State Park

Colt Creek State Park
16000 State Rd 471
Lakeland, FL
Colt Creek State Park is more than 5,000 acres of native Central Florida habitat, a place to explore the natural communities and wildlife that make...
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Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

Gamble Plantation Historic State Park
3708 Patten Avenue
Ellenton, FL
This antebellum mansion was home to Major Robert Gamble and headquarters of an extensive sugar plantation. It is the only surviving plantation hous...
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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park
33104 N.W. 192nd Avenue
Okeechobee, FL
This 54,000 acre preserve protects the largest remaining stretch of Florida dry prairie, home to an array of endangered plants and animals. While d...
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Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site

Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site
955 Bayshore Drive
Terra Ceia, FL
This ancient Native American site was the first in Florida to be designated a State Archaeological Site. Karl and Madira Bickel donated the mound a...
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Lake Poinsett Recreation Area

Lake Poinsett Recreation Area
45617 S. Poinsett Drive
Arlington, SD
One of the largest lakes in the state, Lake Poinsett was named after Joel Poinsett who served as U.S. Secretary of War. He was instrumental in prom...
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Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park

Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park
12301 Burnt Store Road
Punta Gorda, FL
Visitors can take advantage of opportunities to hike, fish, paddle and observe wildlife in the park's many natural communities, including mangrove ...
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