Watch this fun video as Florida kids talk about the Sunshine State’s amazing birds and where you can go to find them! During the state’s long history over 500 different kinds have been spotted here! The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail provides people with access and information to 510 trail sites around the state, all selected for their excellent bird watching and wildlife viewing opportunities. So, go explore the trail and have fun with your friends and family in the great outdoors.
The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail is a network of 510 premier wildlife viewing sites across the state. When you want to know where to go in Florida to see native birds, butterflies and more, head for the Trail. It’s Your Road to Adventure!
Every year, millions of people, residents and visitors alike, participate in wildlife viewing activities, contributing billions of dollars to Florida’s economy*, but the ultimate goal of the Trail is to encourage conservation of Florida’s native habitats and species.
The Trail is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, supported in part by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida, and is possible thanks to dozens of federal, state, and local government agencies, non-governmental organizations and private landowners.
*2011 Economic Benefits of Wildlife Viewing in Florida, Southwick Assoc.