The temperate zone meets the subtropics here, and this site offers many ways to explore the habitats that result. A short nature trail passes through native royal palms and offers boardwalks and a marsh overlook platform where ibises and spoonbills congregate. A 3.5-mile unpaved bike trail winds through marsh, hammock and pine flatwoods, taking you close to sparrows, warblers and Summer Tanagers. For the restless, 6.5 miles of backcountry hiking trails will take you through oak scrub, flatwoods and even recent burn regeneration – keep an eye out for Wild Turkeys. Finally, a 13.6-mile canoe trail loop winds through the mangrove estuary of the Blackwater River where Osprey, Belted Kingfishers and Wood Storks watch you pass.