Posts for Florida State Parks Category
Florida State Parks: #3 Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park

Florida State Parks: #3 Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park

Located in Port Richey, Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park doesn’t look like much when you first approach. The main entrance is off a very busy highway and, if you weren’t looking for it, you would easily pass right by it. I’ve passed by its entrance many times and didn’t even know it was there! The park is located about 28 miles north of Clearwater, 11 miles north of Tarpon Springs and 1 hour west of Tampa International Airport.

A protected 4 mile area that backs up to the Gulf of Mexico, the salt springs were...

Florida State Parks: #1 Honeymoon Island State Park

Florida State Parks: #1 Honeymoon Island State Park

Welcome to the first official article on My Cornacopia about the Florida State Parks system!* As we’ve written in a previous post, we’ll be attempting to visit all 175 state parks in Florida. Some people don’t really experience Florida when they come to visit;  they go to an amusement park and then head home. Which...

Visiting Florida State Parks

Visiting Florida State Parks

When people think of visiting Florida, a lot of times they immediately think of visiting Disney or going to Harry Potter world. While those are fun, there’s more to Florida than amusement parks. Like visiting the Florida State Parks.

With an average cost of entry to each park of $3 to $8 per car,  it’s very...

Florida State Parks: #2 Weeki Wachee Springs

Florida State Parks: #2 Weeki Wachee Springs

I’ve always loved mermaids. And manatees. Did you know that originally sailors thought that manatees were mermaids? Kind of amusing since manatees weight about 650 lbs : )  I’m not sure why I have a love for both. It could be because I’m a Pisces who loves being near the water. I’m lucky enough to live...

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