Chinsegut Wildlife and Environmental Area


Discover quiet trails through majestic habitats or sample a smorgasbord of educational programs at this Hernando County site.



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Things to do

Explore uplands and wetlands along trails and boardwalks or attend year-round educational programs and activities. read more »


Gopher tortoises, fox squirrels and wading birds are just some of the wildlife variety found at this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site. read more »

Habitat and Management

Prescribed fire, mechanical treatments and invasive vegetation control are used to restore and manage Chinsegut’s uplands and wetlands. read more »


Chinsegut was once part of a large estate owned by Colonel Raymond Robins, a Brooksville icon. read more »

Planning Your Visit

Chinsegut is located in Hernando County, six miles north of Brooksville. read more »


FWC Facts:
The painted bunting is one of the most rapidly declining songbirds in the eastern U.S. Surveys show an astounding 4-6 percent annual decrease in its numbers from 1966 to 2007.

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