Other Natural Areas to Visit in Polk County

 

Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park

http://www.floridastateparks.org/catfishcreek/default.cfm                                  “

Bok Tower Gardens 

http://boktowergardens.org/

Colt Creek State Park

http://www.floridastateparks.org/coltcreek/default.cfm or http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/greenswamp-colt_creek_state_park.html

Disney Wilderness Preserve

 http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/florida/placesweprotect/the-disney-wilderness-preserve.xml

Green Swamp East Tract

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/greenswamp-east_tract.html

Green Swamp West Tract

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/greenswamp-west.html

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve (includes Green Swamp  East Tract/Hampton Tract/ Green Swamp West Tract/Colt Creek State Park/ Little Withlacoochee)

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/greenswamp.html

Hampton Tract

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/greenswamp-hampton_tract.html

Hilochee Wildlife Management Area 

http://myfwc.com/viewing/recreation/wmas/lead/hilochee/

Lake Kissimmee State Park

http://www.floridastateparks.org/lakekissimmee/default.cfm

Lake Marion Creek- Horseshoe Scrub Tract

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/lakemarioncreek.html

Lake Wales Ridge State Forest: Arbuckle Tract/Walk-in-Water Tract – Florida Forest Service

http://www.fl-dof.com/state_forests/lake_wales_ridge.html

Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental  Area 

http://myfwc.com/viewing/recreation/wmas/lead/lake-wales-ridge/

Little Gator Creek Wildlife and Environmental Area

http://myfwc.com/viewing/recreation/wmas/lead/Little-Gator-Creek

Little Withlacoochee Tract

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/areas/greenswamp-littlewithlacoochee.html

Mosaic Peace River Park 

http://www.polk-county.net/subpage.aspx?menu_id=52&nav=res&id=1966

Paynes Creek State Park 

http://www.floridastateparks.org/paynescreek/

Saddle Creek Park 

http://www.polk-county.net/subpage.aspx?menu_id=52&nav=res&id=4594

Tenoroc Fish Management Area  Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission 

http://myfwc.com/viewing/recreation/wmas/lead/tenoroc/

Tiger Creek Sanctuary 

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/florida/placesweprotect/tiger-creek-preserve.xml

 

 

 

Conservation Websites

Southwest Florida Water Management District

http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/  

 

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commisison

http://myfwc.com/

 

 

Other Links of Interest

Find a Boat Ramp

https://public.myfwc.com/LE/boatramp/public/CountyMap.aspx    

Florida Frogs

http://www.hillsborough.wateratlas.usf.edu/fln/audio.aspx