Florida State Parks

Florida is home to some of the best state parks in the nation and Visit Natural North Florida is home to some of the best Florida state parks. Florida State Parks are the nation's only three-time winner of the prestigious National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in the management of state park systems as recognized by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration and the National Recreation and Park Association.

In addition to state parks, Visit Natural North Florida is home to five state forests, three national wildlife refuges, and two national forests!

Whether you are interested in camping, hiking, bicycling, paddling, or birding, Visit Natural North Florida is home to some of the best outdoor recreation experiences to be found.

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Florida State Parks Guide

Download the Official Florida State Parks Pocket Ranger® app, the official app of the Florida State Parks, to enhance your Florida State Park visits! This FREE all-inclusive outdoor guide was created in a collaborative effort between Florida State Parks and ParksByNature Network™. Powered by Pocket Ranger® technology, the app gives outdoor enthusiasts an environmentally friendly way to enjoy the parks. It contains everything you need to plan a trip to the state parks, navigate them once you get there, and share your experiences afterward.