Alerts for Florida State Parks and Trails

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Reenactment re-scheduled for 2019

Due to upgrades to the event area this year, the Payne's Creek Historic State Park Reenactment will be post-poned until next year (2019).

Suspension Bridge Closed

The suspension bridge which goes over Payne's Creek to the Payne/Whidden monument site will be closed for a few months for extensive maintenance and repairs. Please keep checking the website to see when it it open to the public again. The Visitor Center, Kennedy-Darling Trading Post site and Fort Chokonikla site are open and are well worth the visit! We also have beautiful hiking trails, fishing, picnic areas and a canoe launch available.