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Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

 About Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

Looking down the creek lined with trees and a big blue sky.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Phil Rand

Visiting the ruins instills a great appreciation for the early history of this country. The historic features of the plantation and springhouse take you to a time when sugar cane was grown and refined in the remote areas of "early" Florida.  Mornings and afternoons offer a chance to catch the "big one". You can rent a canoe to explore the area  or to go fishing. This is truly a place to "get away"! This park has awesome volunteer opportunities for visitors who live in the area.

DESIGNATIONS

Trail of Florida's Indian Heritage Logo Greenways and Trails Designated Site Logo

GETTING HERE

  • Bulow Plantation Ruins is located three miles west of Flagler Beach on County Road 2001 between State Road 100 and Old Dixie Highway.

GET INVOLVED

  • Volunteer -

    The park is always looking for local individuals, corporate and groups to help with trail maintenance, administrative, exotic removal, park interpretation, special events, small park repairs and general maintenance support.

    Trail Maintenance - volunteer will patrol our hiking trails and address any maintenance issues (vegetation, debris and litter removal) and upgrades as needed. They will also check trail markers for any damage or general maintenance needs. Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and be capable of using hand tools, possibly small gas powered landscape implements in a safe manner. Other skills and requirements may apply depending on the support needed. Training is offered as needed.

    Exotic Removal - volunteer will identify exotics in the park and remove them by hand or with the use of herbicide (training provided). Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions, be willing to learn to mix and apply herbicides and use hand tools safely and effectively. This volunteer will work closely with our on site park biologist and training will be provided.

    Survey Volunteer - Other support might include helping to survey and map park areas for Invasive and Listed Species (work with park biologist) and birding checklists and data collection (work with our park birdbanding group). Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and often requires a lot of walking on uneven and different terrains.

    Park Maintenance - volunteer will perform small maintenance repairs to park equipment and facilities and preferably have experience in one or more of the following trades: carpentry, painting, and minor construction, plumbing and electrical.

    General Service Volunteer - volunteer may provide set-up/breakdown for park programs and special events, help to recruit new day use volunteers and event exhibitors by reaching out into the local community on the park’s behalf. We also need administrative support in our park offices on occasion.

    Note: some volunteer positions may require a valid driver’s license and the use of on and off road vehicles (training provided if needed.

  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.
  • Bulow Parks Historical Alliance, Inc.
  • Please contact us at Bulow Parks Historical Alliance, Inc.

CONCESSIONAIRES

PET POLICY