State Parks

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Travel Guide To Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes

Head out for a vacation that will put you in the heart of America’s Great Sand Dunes. During your trip you can explore the country’s highest dunes, go hiking through diverse forests or splash around in local waterways.


View of lighthouse framed by coconut palm trees; alongside aquamarine-colored Atlantic Ocean at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. (Photo source:

State Parks Giving Florida State Fans A Perk

Fans of Florida State’s Seminole or the University of Central Florida’s Golden Knights are getting a break this month at the state’s parks.


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State Parks Bring In $1.2 Billion In Last Year

While national parks have gone through more than a week of closures this year, Florida state parks are doing just fine in the last fiscal year.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

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Foster Kids Given Free Pass To State Parks

The state’s Department of Environmental Protection is making it easier for Florida’s foster kids to enjoy the great outdoors.


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Tiny Keys Park Third Out Of 16,000 In Contest, Wins Grant

A park in Marathon has accomplished the equivalent of making the finals in American Idol.

CBS Miami–08/18/2012

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Help Mom”Park It” For Half Price

It is supposed to be a great weekend, weather-wise, for Mother’s Day, and what better way to take advantage than to visit one of South Florida’s state parks. If you go on Mother’s Day, you could save half for Mom, and everyone who joins her.