Special Places

Protecting more than 1.2 million acres of public land, the National Forests in Florida are home to many special and unique places, including wilderness areas, botanical areas, freshwater springs and scenic waterways. Here are a few for you to explore.

Yellow wildflowers in the front with red car on road and pine trees in the background. Two people on a boardwalk overlooking sinkhole filled with water.
Munson Hills Icon Several people riding mountain bikes Sunset over Ocean Pond with black silhouette of trees on the right.
Man and woman sitting in chairs on beach looking out across lake. Icon for Salt Springs
Man wearing snorkel and mask taking underwater selfie in crystal clear water. Children playing in clear lake with trees and blue skies in the background.