Visitors to this ancient dune habitat will see many plants and animals that are found nowhere else in the world.



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Things to do

A network of trails and unpaved roads take hikers, bicyclists and horseback riders through this unique ecosystem. read more »


Find ample opportunities to spot wildlife such as gopher tortoises, sandhill cranes, wood storks and scrub lizards. read more »

Habitat and Management

Rare plants and animals enjoy protection within a mosaic of upland and wetland plant communities. read more »


This former cattle and citrus ranch is now managed to benefit gopher tortoises and other wildlife. read more »

Planning Your Visit

Located in southern Polk County, approximately five miles west of Frostproof and 11 miles north of Lake Wales. read more »


FWC Facts:
When the weather is very cold, a group of bluebirds, and several other bird species, will occasionally roost together in a nest cavity for warmth.

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