Nature Adventures

This page lists nature parks, botanical gardens, environmental centers, and other places where kids can study and enjoy nature in the Seminole County, Florida area.
Kids Seminole County: Nature Adventures - Fun 4 Seminole Kids
Listings
Big Tree Park

Big Tree Park is located on the beautifully shaded General Hutchinson Parkway. It also serves as a Trail head for the Cross Seminole Trail. The park i ...

Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)
761 General Hutchinson Pkwy, Longwood, Florida, 32750
Black Bear Wilderness

Wet Prairie, Hydric Hammock and Cypress Swamps form a mosaic of habitat diversity which host wildlife such as the White-tailed deer, Swallow-tailed Ki ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: NW County (Lake Mary-Sanford)
5298 Michigan Avenue, Sanford, Florida
Black Hammock Wilderness Area

The Black Hammock Wilderness Area is a 700- acre property acquired as part of a comprehensive effort to preserve significant habitat along the shores ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
3276 Howard Ave, Oviedo, Florida, 32765
Chuluota Wilderness Area

The Chuluota Wilderness Area is a 625 acre natural area located in the southeast corner of Seminole County. It contains a variety of natural systems s ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
3895 Curryville Road, Chuluota, Florida
Crystal Bowl Park

This 2-1/2 acre park is home to the beautiful Crystal Bowl Butterfly Garden. This park was developed as a conservation and educational area through pa ...

Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)
1071 Crystal Bowl Circle, Casselberry, Florida, 32707
Econ River Wilderness Area

The Econ River Wilderness Area is a 240 acre property located on the Seminole/Orange County line south of the city of Oviedo, on the west side of the ...

Free: Yes
Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
3795 Old Lockwood Rd, Oviedo, Florida, 32765
Econlockhatchee River Paddling Trail

The Econlockhatchee River Paddling Trail was designated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Paddlers can start their adventure at S ...

Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
1350 Snow Hill Rd., Geneva, Florida, 32732
Ed Yarborough Nature Center

The Ed Yarborough Nature Center at the Geneva Wilderness Area was established with the mission to learn about nature by experiencing it. It features e ...

Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
3485 County Road 426, Geneva, Florida, 32732
Geneva Wilderness Area

The Geneva Wilderness Area is a 180 acre site that lies to the south of the Geneva community on SR 426 in East Seminole County. The Geneva site contai ...

Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
3485 County Road 426, Geneva, Florida, 32732
Restrooms: yes
Geocaching

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to loc ...

Great Florida Birding Trail, The

The Great Florida Birding Trail (GFBT) is a program of the FWC. At its core is a network of 489 sites throughout Florida selected for their excellent ...

Junior Ranger Program

The Florida State Parks Junior Ranger Program provides the opportunity for young people to learn, serve and share our parks' natural and cultural reso ...

Multiple Locations
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is an 11 mile one-way drive that is managed by the St. Johns Water Management District. The drive has a 10mph speed lim ...

Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)
2803 Lust Rd., Apopka, Florida
Lake Concord Park

This 5 acre park is located directly behind Casselberry City Hall and the Casselberry Police Station on the bank of Lake Concord. Lake Concord Park’s ...

Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)
127 Quail Pond Circle, Casselberry, Florida, 32707
Lake Harney Wilderness Area

A 300-acre preserve at the outflow of Lake Harney, one of the many Central Florida lakes formed by the St. Johns River as it flows north, Lake Harney ...

Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
2187 Osceola Fish Camp Rd, Geneva, Florida, 32732
Lake Jesup Wilderness Area

The Lake Jesup Wilderness Area is an approximately 490 acre site located on the north shore of Lake Jesup west of State Road 417. Visitors can walk, r ...

Area: NW County (Lake Mary-Sanford)
5951 Sanford Ave, Sanford, Forida, 32773
Lake Lotus Park

Lake Lotus Park is the City of Altamonte Springs' nature preserve. Total area is approximately 150 acres, including 120 acres of woods and wetlands. T ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)
1153 lake Lotus Park Rd, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 32714
Lake Mills Park

Lake Mills is a 50-acre park located on Tropical Avenue north from Lake Mills Road in Southwest Seminole County near Chuluota. Lake Mills park is a l ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
1301 Tropical Avenue, Chuluota, Florida, 32766
Lake Proctor Wilderness Area

The Lake Proctor Wilderness Area is a 475 acre property located in east Seminole County near the Town of Geneva. A walk on the approximately 6 miles o ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
920 SR 46, Geneva, Florida
Letterboxing

Letterboxing is an intriguing pastime combining artistic ability with delightful "treasure-hunts" in beautiful, scenic places that the whole family ca ...

Little Big Econ State Forest

Little Big Econ State Forest is open during daylight hours for visitors to enjoy picnicking, canoeing, hiking, bicycling, fishing, wildlife viewing an ...

Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
1350 Snow Hill Road, Geneva, Florida, 32732
Longwood Rocks

Longwood Rocks is a community initiative. You can join us when we are out at community events to paint rocks or paint your own rocks! Then hide them a ...

Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)
Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park

Visitors can stroll along the Sand Hill Nature Trail for a self guided tour of the native Florida plants and wildlife found at the park. Canoeists can ...

Area: NW County (Lake Mary-Sanford)
8300 W State Road 46, Sanford, Florida, 32771
Overlook Park

Overlook Park is a 3 acre park on the south shore of Lake Jesup. Great opportunities to fish or catch a glimpse of an alligator or osprey from the boa ...

Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)
1988 Springs Ave, Oviedo, Florida
Oviedo Rocks

Find a painted rock around Oviedo on the Park. Take a picture of it so you can post it with where you found it. Post a picture with the hashtag #ovied ...

Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
Sanford Rocks

Welcome to the Sanford Rocks group! We are painting rocks to "hide" around Sanford with the sole purpose of spreading joy and brightening people's day ...

Area: NW County (Lake Mary-Sanford)
Seminole Ranch Conservation Area

Year-round activities include fishing, horseback riding, primitive camping east of the river, hiking (4.3 miles of Florida National Scenic Trail — hik ...

Area: East County (Oveido-Geneva)
Hatbill Rd, Mims, Florida, 32754
Seminole State Forest

Seminole State Forest offers many recreational opportunities for both the outdoor enthusiast and casual visitor. Trails for hiking, off-road biking an ...

9610 CR44, Leesburg, Florida, 34788
Spring Hammock Preserve

Fed by a trickle of hidden springs through lush hammocks of cabbage palms, Spring Hammock Preserve in Winter Springs is one of the most delightful pla ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: NW County (Lake Mary-Sanford)
2986 Osprey Trail, Sanford, Florida, 32773
Winter Springs Rocks

There’s a movement of kindness going on in the world. Spreading joy to others has actually becoming an obsession. How? By painting rocks into works of ...

Area: SW County (Longwood-Altamonte Springs-Winter Springs)