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Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park

 About Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park

Tidal creek and salt marsh with maritime hammock in the distance. Photo by Rodney Hunt.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Kristin Ebersol

Waccasassa Bay Preserve still offers sweeping vistas of natural landscapes uninterrupted by buildings, power lines, and bridges.  The preserve is home to numerous rare, threatened or endangered plant and animal species and commercially important marine species.

DESIGNATIONS

The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail Logo

GETTING HERE

Waccasassa Bay State Preserve extends along the coast between Cedar Key and Yankeetown. Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park is only accessible by boat. Boats can be launched from several ramps located outside the preserve. Boat access is from CR 40 in Yankeetown, CR 326 in Gulf Hammock and multiple boat ramps in Cedar Key.

GET INVOLVED

  • For forms, information and benefits of volunteering visit Get Involved.
  • Friends of Cedar Key State Parks Inc.

CONCESSIONAIRES

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