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

 

Sights




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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 »

Wildlife

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 »

History

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:
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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