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Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park

Daffodil Rd ., Lake Placid, FL
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Nice place to relax

We use the picnic pavilions for lunch and to do some plein air painting. The trails are nice for... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Sun Q
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Lake Placid, Florida
Not Much to See

We wanted to either bike or walk through this park. We followed the signs to Daffodil Road and... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Judy W
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Daffodil Rd ., Lake Placid, FL
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We use the picnic pavilions for lunch and to do some plein air painting. The trails are nice for walking but beware the local wildlife.

Thank Sun Q
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We wanted to either bike or walk through this park. We followed the signs to Daffodil Road and drove back and forth without ever finding a parking lot. We knew we were along the park by the fence and having looked on Google Maps. We...More

2  Thank Judy W
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This small state park is well worth a visit to learn about the unique flora and fauna of central Florida. There is a small walking trail and a few picnic tables.

Thank Will R
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

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 :)

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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
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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

2  Thank sbsfl
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Reviewed 10 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

2  Thank fossilprep
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Reviewed 29 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
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Reviewed 26 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

3  Thank Marynron
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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
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