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State Parks

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A state park map with a listing of park activities and facilities

Expert Tips

Ranger recommendations and local wildlife guide

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Fun Ideas YOUR FLORIDA STATE PARKS GUIDE

Children’s activities, a calendar of events, and road trip ideas

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Funding is generously provided by its partners and 20% of the net proceeds are donated to your state parks.

Eco-friendly ideas for your park visit and the best new green gear

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The Park Visitor Welcome Kit is created at no cost to Florida State Parks or taxpayers.


We hope you have the safest, most enjoyable visit possible. Start by reviewing these regulations and park pass details. If you have questions or concerns, use the contact information below to reach a park office or staff person to help you.

• All pets must be confined, leashed or under other physical control at all times. Leashes may not exceed six feet in

length. Please pick up after your pet. • Park hours are 8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year unless otherwise posted. • A helmet is required for all bicycle riders younger than 16. • Fireworks and hunting are prohibited in all state parks. • Fishing, boating, swimming and fires are allowed in designated areas

only. A Florida fishing license may be required. • Alcoholic beverages are allowed in designated areas only. • During lightning storms, seek shelter or stay in your car. • All boaters under age 13 must wear Coast Guardapproved life jackets. • For a complete list of regulations, go to the Ranger Station.

Use caution when enjoying the state’s aquatic environment. Enjoy our beaches safely by: • Refraining from alcohol consumption before swimming • Swimming in groups • Supervising children • Observing beach safety warnings and flags before entering the water

Annual Entrance Passes allow you to enjoy Florida’s beautiful state parks for just pennies a day! Annual Passes do not waive special use fees charged at some parks; however, additional local fees may apply (example: Monroe County Surcharge). The price of an Individual Entrance Pass is $40, plus tax, and a Family Entrance Pass is $80, plus tax, per year. The Family Entrance Pass is valid for up to eight (8) people in a group. Passes may be purchased online, at your nearest state park, by direct mail or calling (352) 628-7002. EMERGENCY: 911

EMERGENCY: 911

General Information: (850) 245-2157

General Information: (850) 245-2157

Camping and Cabin Camping and Cabin Reservations (800) 326-3521 Reservations (800) 326TDD: (888) 433-0287 3521 www.FloridaStateParks.org/information/reservations.cfm

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For advertising inquiries, call (626) 229-9991. The Park Visitor Welcome Kit was created by Government Solutions Group in partnership with Florida State Parks at no cost to taxpayers. Nothing in the Park Visitor Welcome Kit should be taken to imply endorsement of products, services, or activities of advertisers by any governmental agency. For more information please visit www.parkvisitor.com

• Never hike alone and always stay on Welcome to your trails—it’s easy to Florida State Parks! get lost.

Beach Safety

Tips & Guidelines for a Safe Trip Florida State Parks Pass Contact Info

Daniel Burton Florida State Park Ranger Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

• Florida’s sunshine provides for many recreational opportunities. Remember to use sunscreen and bug repellent. Drink lots of fluids to remain hydrated.


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