I love to spend time outdoors. What are some park or nature destinations in Brevard or Volusia County?

Located right next to the beautiful Atlanta Ocean shore, apartments in Volusia county are perfect for residents who love to soak up the sunshine and enjoy all of Florida's unique nature and wildlife without going too far from home. It will be easy to plan a day trip anywhere nearby with interstate 95 and interstate 4 going directly through both counties. When you've got an urge to go for a picnic or stroll through shady nature trails, you'll be able to hop into your car and reach your destination in just a few minutes! The numerous options available will ensure you have enough variety to keep things interesting. Read through the rest of this FAQ to discover all the gorgeous parks and outdoor destinations in the area.

One of the more unique parks near Brevard county apartments is the River Lakes Conversation Area, which covers nearly 40,000 acres of land. Visitors can participate in a number of activities at the park, including Seasonal hunting, bicycling, fishing, hiking, primitive camping at certain sites, canoeing, boating and wildlife viewing. If you just want to take it easy and enjoy a walk through nature, the park offers three trails (white, yellow, or red blaze trail) with different lengths so you can choose one that suits your mood for the day. In addition, there are several observation areas inside the park and along the trails, like the North to the Lake Winder observation area. It's best to go hiking, however, during the dry season, since heavy rainfall can cause flooding and mud along the trail – we wouldn't want you to get too dirty! For residents who love to take observe and take photos of wildlife, you'll have plenty of critters to see. Just don't get too close to the alligators!

Another wonderful place to visit near apartments in Volusia County is the Tiger Bay State Forest, a scenic park that contains embedded pine islands and a large pine ridge area over nearly 30,000 acres. This is the perfect place for wildlife enthusiasts since it provides ideal habitats for Florida's black bears and nesting areas for bald eagles! To get a closer look at wildlife on the water, you can jump in a canoe or kayak on Indian Lake or Rattlesnake Pond. If you're interested in camping, you can rent one of the primitive camping site available inside the park, but make sure you grab a permit ($10 per site at the ranger station) before making camping plans. There is even a special campground available for visitors with horses, called the “equestrian campground,” so make sure to grab this one if you plan on bringing a horse!

The parks described above are only a few of the unique outdoor destinations located near Volusia Count apartments. Nearby you'll also find the Lake George State Forest, which offers many of the same activities as features as the other parks, including a few historical mounds created by indigenous peoples who previously inhabited the area. If you're ready to start planning your outdoor fun, you can use our website to find one of the Brevard Country apartments that fits you best!

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