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Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park

Daffodil Rd ., Lake Placid, FL
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nice place to hike / in winter when not so hot

hard to offer 100 hundred words ///??? trails in the brush - easy to follow - and yes -- the blue... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TheDragonUSMC
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Central Florida
Small State Park, Off the Beaten Path

and worth it, as this is natural Florida without the tourist trappings. Be still, and listen...be... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Sevaman99
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Lake Placid, Florida
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Daffodil Rd ., Lake Placid, FL
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Reviewed 6 days ago

hard to offer 100 hundred words ///??? trails in the brush - easy to follow - and yes -- the blue jays do sit on you and eat from your hand /// well they did for us :)

Thank TheDragonUSMC
Reviewed 9 August 2017

and worth it, as this is natural Florida without the tourist trappings. Be still, and listen...be sure to take sunscreen, plenty of water, and don't worry about the composting toilets: that's what folks used when they came to Florida in the 1700s. Still work fine....More

Thank Sevaman99
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Stopped off while on a trip to Lake Placid. I like exploring natural areas, and saw a sign for this small state park while driving through the lake area. The park has a small shelter and a restroom. There is a quarter mile nature trail...More

1  Thank sbsfl
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Thisi is a wild area. This is a sand scrub habitat, with all the accompanying wildlife and flora. I love this area to sit alone ad think. There is a small parking lot, a hiking trail. If you hike, pack alot of water!!! It is...More

1  Thank fossilprep
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We hiked the boardwalks then went down the sandy road. We saw no other people in a half day hike. We did see three bald eagles and innumerable Florida scrub jays. A fair amount of trash down by the lake, but there had been storms...More

1  Thank Lori N
Reviewed 27 February 2017

As visitors before me have said, this park is off the beaten path. We enjoyed the trails through the scrub, vie ing eagles, osprey and turkey vulchers. The compost restroom and picnic table are adequate. It's a nice place to hike. Just go prepared with...More

2  Thank Marynron
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Off the beaten path, have a picnic down by the water, Lake June is awesome. Hike the trails, lots of eagles to watch as well as water birds and ospreys. Great place to go and relax and listen to nature and maybe the roar of...More

2  Thank cal19562014
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a very nice secluded hike along the shore of Lake June, there is not a lot to see during the heat of the day, but nice in the mornings or late afternoons.

Thank Ed E
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Don't expect much here except for a perfect view of Florida scrub and the deep silence of the woods. Hike into the Tomoka Trail to listen to the melodious waters of a black water creek. There is a shell parking lot, composting toilet and a...More

2  Thank HarrisAndCompany
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We enjoy small State Parks just off the beaten path. This park fit the bill as we were in Lake Placid for a winery tour and learned this park was close in proximity. The entrance road is paved 3/4 of the drive then a sandy...More

Thank diverpolly
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