SURPRISING THINGS YOU CAN DO IN OUR STATE PARKS

Discover the hidden gems of St. Lucie, where you’ll find not just one, but four remarkable Florida State Parks. Each park boasts its own distinct ecosystem, offering a diverse range of experiences. From the tranquility of a freshwater marsh to the allure of a pristine beach, and the enchantment of lagoon trails, there’s so much to explore. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised as you uncover the hidden treasures that await you in these captivating parks.

Surprising Things You Can Do in our State Parks

What You Can Do

Fishing. These parks are teeming with all kinds of fish. At Fort Pierce Inlet State Park & Avalon State Park cast your line into the Atlantic Ocean and try your luck at catching pompano, snook, redfish, sheepshead, and more. At Savannas Preserve State Park there are several freshwater marshes and a diverse lagoon ecosystem, creating a habitat for various fish species. Anglers can explore the park’s waterways, such as the Savannas Lake, and target species like largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish. 

Get Married. That’s right! Celebrate your love for one another with a woodsy fairytale wedding or a rustic beach ceremony at our state parks. With pleasant weather year-round, our state parks provide the perfect backdrop for couples to celebrate their love and create cherished memories on their special day.

Endless Exploring! Hiking, biking, geo-caching or even horseback riding through the last remnants of the East Coast Savannas. Many visitors stop & enjoy a picnic on their adventures. Go surfing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, even stand-up paddle boarding! Find rentals & tours at Fort Pierce Inlet State Park & Savannas Preserve State Park. Find a scenic spot, spread out a blanket, and savor a delicious meal while surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. It’s the perfect way to recharge and appreciate the tranquility of the outdoors.

What You Can See

Insta-worthy Sights. Freshwater Marshes, beautiful estuaries, unspoiled coastline & an incredibly diverse lagoon, just to give you an idea…Capture breathtaking shots! Your Instagram feed will thank you. 

Amazing Animals. Get up close and personal with fascinating wildlife. Dolphins, Sea Turtles, Manatees, Alligators, Otters, Freshwater turtles, migratory birds, wading birds & so many more call these State Parks their home. Bring your binoculars and spot a variety of migratory birds and wading birds in their natural habitats.

Secret Spots! Discover untouched natural areas where you can unplug & enjoy a peaceful day. Take a leisurely hike or bike ride through the East Coast Savannas, try your hand at geo-caching, or enjoy a peaceful horseback ride amidst the serene surroundings.

Surprising Things You Can Do in our State Parks

Plan your visit to one of our great parks: