Little Gator Creek Wildlife and Environmental Area
Seasonal closures protect nesting wading birds; enjoy hiking, bicycling and wildlife viewing from September 1 through January 31 only.
Habitats support diverse wildlife including gopher tortoises as well as a number of wading birds, including the wood stork.
Biologists use prescribed fire, invasive plant control and water level management to optimize habitats for wildlife and recreation.
As early as 9,000 years ago, Native Americans mined the limestone formations on Little Gator Creek for chert, a flint-like stone they chipped into tools.
Located in southern Pasco County about 9 miles northeast of Zephyrhills.
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