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Nature Things to Do in Daytona Beach - Must-See State Parks & Forests

Posted by: Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
11 May
Nature Things to Do in Daytona Beach - Must-See State Parks & Forests

Must-See State Parks Near Daytona: Wildlife, Nature, and Outdoor Adventures

Visit Florida's beautiful state parks and forests to immerse yourself in wild nature, from swamplands and marshes to tall forests and unspoiled beaches. Check out some of our favorite spots to connect with the raw beauty of Florida.

Go Hiking, Biking, Canoeing, and Fishing at Florida State Parks

  • Tomoka State Park (Ormond Beach) – See endangered manatees and over 160 species of birds at this wildlife lover's paradise. Explore the half-mile nature trail or hit the fish-filled lagoon to go boating, fishing, or canoeing. You can rent canoes on-site.
  • Bulow Creek State Park (Ormond Beach) – Discover marshes and giant groves of live oaks in this 5,600-acre park – including the Fairchild Oak, one of the largest trees in the South. Hike to historic plantation ruins and watch for deer, owls, and raccoons.
  • Tiger Bay State Forest (Daytona Beach) – Romp through the wilderness – 28,000 acres of it – at this piney forest and wetland area with nine lakes and ponds. Horseback riding and off-road biking are popular at this park, which is just a few miles away from Downtown Daytona Beach.
  • North Peninsula State Park (Ormond Beach) – Boasting three miles of pristine shoreline just north of Daytona Beach, this coastal park is a great place to spot sea turtles from May through September. You'll also find paths for hiking and cycling.

Feel the Magic of the Florida Coast at Our Daytona Beach Resort

Perfectly situated right on the waterfront, our magnificent resort is the perfect home base for all of your outdoor adventures. Book your stay today and discover a vacation playground with a treasure trove of fun activities and things to do.

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
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