Florida is home to some of the best beaches and theme parks in America.

But did you know that Florida also is home to some of the best State Parks in the country as well?

Here are 10 parks that are not to be missed in Florida!

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Bahia Honda State Park

36850 Overseas Hwy. | Big Pine Key, Florida Keys, FL

(305) 872-2353

http://bahiahondapark.com/

FTG TIP: Over 500 acres make this park a must see for everyone! From hiking trails to the best beach in the Florida Keys! This place is simply amazing. 

 

Fort Clinch State Park

2601 Atlantic Ave. | Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL

(904) 277-7274

https://www.flipflopcottages.com

FTG TIP: Be sure to spend some time at the Fort. Lots of history! Wear comfortable shoes because there’s a lot of walking trails! 

 

Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coaster Pkwy. | Destin, FL 32541

(850) 837-7550

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Henderson-Beach

FTG TIP: There’s more than 6,000 feet of natural scenic shoreline along the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Your feet will love walking on the sugar sand beaches! 

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Anastasia State Park

300 Anastasia Park Rd. | St. Augustine, FL 32080

(904) 461-2033

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/anastasia

FTG TIP: Just a short ride from Downtown St. Augustine, this park features everything! Camping, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and more! 

 

Saint George Island State Park

1900 E Gulf Beach Dr. | St, George Island, FL 32328

(850) 927-2111

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/St-George-Island

FTG TIP: Love camping? They have a great campground that’s small and very quiet. This park is never crowded and the beaches are gorgeous! 

 

Highlands Hammock State Park

5931 Hammock Rd. | Sebring, FL 33872

(863) 386-6094

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Highlands-Hammock

FTG TIP: You’ll encounter all kinds of different Florida wildlife while you’re walking along the parks trails. Be sure to bring your camera! 

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Wekiwa Springs State Park

1800 Wekiwa Circle | Apopka, FL 32712

(407) 884-2008

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Wekiwa-Springs

FTG TIP: Hiking, swimming, camping & kayaking; what more do you need? Wildlife everywhere! A great day away from the theme parks! 

 

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

11100 Gulfshore Dr. | Naples, FL 34108

(239) 633-4015

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Delnor-Wiggins

FTG TIP: This park gets very crowded, so we recommend getting there early! Perfect for families! Keep an eye out for dolphins! 

 

Hugh Taylor Birch State Park

3109 East Sunrise Blvd. | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

(954) 564-4521

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Hugh-Taylor-Birch

FTG TIP: Awesome park located steps away from the streets of Fort Lauderdale! The park is small but offers so much to see and do! Perfect for a few hours! 

 

Perdido Key State Park

15301 Perdido Dr. | Pensacola, FL 32507

(850) 492-1595

https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/perdido-key

FTG TIP: The park has one of our favorite beaches in Florida! Be sure to bring your camera and sunscreen! 

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