Haw Creek Preserve State Park encompasses the banks of Haw Creek and parts of the shorelines of Crescent Lake and Dead Lake. Paddlers and boaters can launch at Russell Landing or at Bull Creek Fish Camp to see this beautiful black water creek. The creek gets it's name from the Haw tree which lines the edge of the shore. The Haw tree has an apple like fruit that has been used to make jelly. A...
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Haw Creek Preserve State Park is a hidden gem. It is managed by the staff at Tomoka State Park and is comprised of 3,061 acres of mostly floodplain swamps and basin marsh and mesic hammock. There is little access to Haw Creek Preserve State Park and it’s main attraction is the blackwater creek. Visitors can enjoy wildlife viewing, paddling, boating, and fishing at Haw Creek Preserve State Park.