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Slightly elevated gravel road extending into tree lined area ahead at Avon Park Air Force Range near Frostproof, FL

Avon Park Air Force Range

106,000 acre active military training facility and recreation area south of Lake Wales. The Air Force Range features long trials for hiking and cycling.

Avon Park Air Force Range is a 106,000-acre military training and recreational program providing recreational opportunities to the public and military personnel.

Outdoor Recreation at Avon Park Air Force Range

Enjoy fishing, hunting, camping and hiking or participate in their outdoor educational opportunities for all ages. APAFR is home to numerous amounts of extraordinary wildlife including the three important birds: the Red-cockaded Woodpecker, Florida Scrub-Jay (vulnerable) and the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow (endangered).

Be sure to visit the website or call before you go. This is an active training center and is closed to the public at times.

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Sandy access road at Arbuckle Wildlife Management Area in Frostproof, FL

Arbuckle Wildlife Management Area

13,530 acre property in Frostproof offering opportunities for long hiking excursions, equestrian trails and camping.

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male and female kayaking at Lake Kissimmee State Park in Lake Wales, FL

Lake Kissimmee State Park

Lake Kissimmee State Park is located on the shores of lakes Kissimmee, Tiger and Rosalie, covers 5,930-acres and is a…

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sandy scrub hiking trail at Crooked Lake Prairie in Babson Park, FL

Crooked Lake Prairie

Situated on Polk County's only state-designated "Outstanding Florida Water Body," Crooked Lake Prairie is home of the less common northern…

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