Wildlife Sampler Table - Birds

Flowering wet prairies, pine flatwoods, scrub, and natural lakes, including Lake Kissimmee, Florida's third largest lake, characterize this state park. Canoes can be rented on weekends. Several hiking trails and an observation tower offer views of wildlife and natural communities.

Watchable wildlife:
Lake Kissimmee is said to be among the best places in  Florida to see bald eagles. Wildturkey, northern bobwhite, sandhill cranes, and bobcats are sometimes seen along trails. Endangered snail kites nest at the southern end of Lake Kissimm ee.

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(863) 696-1112

From Lake Wales, take Florida Highway 27 to Florida 60.  Travel east on Florida 60 for 10 miles to Boy Scout Road.  Take a left, travel 3.7 miles, then take a right on Camp Mack Road.  Park entrance is 5.6 miles ahead.

Related Sites:
Other Central Florida Wildlife Sites
Florida State Parks

FWC Facts:
Burrowing owls live as single breeding pairs or in loose colonies consisting of two or more families. Unlike most owls, burrowing owls are active during both day and night.

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