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Citrus County Florida

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Citrus County Parks

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Citrus County Parks & Recreation
Inverness,Florida 34450
  Information about Citrus County's own Parks


Fort Cooper State Park
3100 South Old Floral City Road Inverness,Florida 34450   [map]
  The sparkling waters of Lake Holathlikaha were a welcome sight to sick and wounded soldiers during the Second Seminole War. In 1836, the First Georgia Battalion of Volunteers built a stockade for the soldiers resting here, enabling the Volunteers to hold their own through several skirmishes with the Seminole Indians. The park´s diverse natural areas provide a refuge for many plants and animals, including threatened and endangered species. Fishing in Lake Holathlikaha is a popular activity; swimming is available only when the lake level is high enough. Private boats are not allowed on the lake, but paddleboat and canoe rentals are available. Nearly five miles of self-guided trails offer some of the best bird and wildlife viewing in Citrus County. Park visitors also can enjoy the picnic facilities, a recreation hall, and primitive group campground. Located off U.S. 41 on South Old Floral City Road, two miles south of Inverness.


Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Homosassa,Florida 34446
  Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park Web Site.


Inverness Parks & Recreation
Invernes,Florida 34450
  Inverness Parks & Recreation Website


State Parks in Crystal River
3266 N Sailboat Ave Crystal River,Florida 34428   [map]
  State Parks in Crystal River