GFBWT Rural County Site Update


Traveling birders and wildlife watchers can now plan their visits to 23 new GFBWT sites in Florida's rural counties.

These new locations can be found on the GFBWT’s Trip-Planning Wizard feature (available on every GFBWT web page).

The informaiton has also been uploaded for the free mobile applications Nature Viewing Along the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (Apple devices) and Nature Viewing in Florida (Android devices), and will be available shortly.

Individual site descriptions will also be added to soon!

The GFBWT's 23 new rural sites are listed here:

East Section

Etoniah Creek State Forest (Putnam Co.)

River to Sea Preserve (Flagler Co.)

Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area (Flagler Co.)

Sun N Lakes Preserve (Highlands Co.)

Windy Point Park (Highlands Co.)

Taylor Creek Stormwater Treatment Area (Okeechobee Co.)

West Section

The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (Suwannee Co.)

Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve (Levy Co.)

Otter Springs Park and Campground (Gilchrist Co.)

Lake Butler/Lakeside Park (Union Co.)

Panhandle Section

Chipley Park/Lake DeFuniak (Walton Co.)

Chipola River Greenway: Hinson Conservation & Recreation Area (Jackson Co.)

Chipola River Greenway: Butler Tract (Jackson Co.)

Apalachee Wildlife Management Area: Zone A (Jackson Co.)

Blountstown Greenway Complex/Sam Atkins Park (Calhoun Co.)

St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve (Gulf Co.)

Apalachicola River Ramble Trail and Boardwalk (Franklin Co.)

South Section

Morgan Park (De Soto Co.)

Brownville Park (De Soto Co.)

Seminole Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Boardwalk (Hendry Co.)

Devils Garden Bird Park (Hendry Co.)

Riverside Retreat (Hendry Co.)

Spirit of the Wild Wildlife Management Area (Hendry Co.)

Make sure you add these locations to your "to-do" list! The birds, wildlife, and these local communties will thank you for it!

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