Central Florida

There are a lot of hiking opportunities in the Bulow Woods. While we have hiked starting from where the Fairchild Oak is in Ormond Beach, we haven't done it from where the Plantation Ruins Historic State Park is in Flagler Beach until this week. When you go to the Blow... Read more →


Recently, while visiting the Florida Natural History Museum that is at the University of Florida, we stopped by to see the bat houses that they have on campus. It's pretty neat! I'd love to be there at night to see the bats come out. They have two built and a... Read more →


This past weekend, we spent three nights RV camping at Gold Head Branch State Park. I choose that park to camp at, because I wanted to do some hiking and liked that you can access some of the Florida Trail there. We really liked Gold Head Branch State Park and... Read more →


For several years we have passed The Yearling Trail as we make our way to several springs that are near it. Hiking the trail has been on our list for years, but every time we pass by it's too hot outside (it's not hiking season when it's spring swimming season).... Read more →


Around 4.5 years ago, when I was in the Florida Master Naturalist program, our class spent the day at Clearwater Lake Recreation Area. It is a beautiful place, where people can go camping (although there are no hook ups, there is potable water and restrooms), hiking, kayaking, and more. I... Read more →