Spring, what an amazing time to be outside! As you hike the trails and get a glimpse of the fledged eaglets, or the spotted faun, something out here makes you feel alive. The pine Flatwoods which make up a large portion of the preserve are fire dependent habitat, during the spring months are considered growing season, and a great time to apply fire to well maintained ecosystems with...
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St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park
Welcome to St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park
This site preserves open grassy forests of longleaf pine that were once commonplace throughout Florida. The pine flatwoods form a backdrop for other biological communities, including cypress domes, scrubby Flatwoods, sand hills, and a beautiful strand swamp. These habitats are home to many native plants and animals, including over 50 protected species. Photographers, bird-watchers, and nature enthusiasts can explore miles of trails on foot, bicycle, or horseback. Canoeing, boating, and fishing on the St. Sebastian River are popular activities. Launching facilities are available outside the preserve at Dale Wimbrow Park and several private ramps along the St. Sebastian River, and at a canoe launch north of County Road 512.
For Visitor Center or Camping information, please call (321) 953-5004 or (321) 953-5005.