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Crooked Lake Wildlife and Environmental Area

Things to Do

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

Wildlife

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

Habitat and Management

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

History

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

Planning Your Visit

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

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