February 24, 2024

Park Spark

Florida's state parks

In 2019, Florida's state parks had about 29 million visitors — more than the Magic Kingdom's 21 million annual visitors

Amy Martinez | 3/1/2021

In the late 1920s, residents in Highlands County grew concerned that a scenic stretch of trees near Sebring would be sold and turned to farmland. They tried to get the federal government to designate it a national park, but officials deemed it too small for national park status.

 

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