Nature Adventures

This page lists nature parks, botanical gardens, environmental centers, and other places where kids can study and enjoy nature in the Daytona Beach, Florida area.
Kids Daytona Beach: Nature Adventures - Fun 4 Daytona Kids
Beck Ranch Park

The 250-acre Beck Ranch site was originally a working cattle ranch in Osteen. Volusia County purchas ...

751 S. State Road 415, Osteen, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Bicentennial Park

Features: Community Center/Meeting Room Dock/Pier Fishing Gazebo/Pavillion Parking Picnic Area ...

1850 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL, 32176
Restrooms: Yes
Blue Springs State Park

Conservation measures can produce astounding results. In 1970, two years before Blue Spring State Pa ...

2100 W. French Avenue, Orange City, FL, 32763
Restrooms: Yes
Buschman Park

A beautiful park with lots of wildlife. Park is is also a Halifax River Audubon Bird Sanctuary. Cove ...

4575 Spruce Creek Road, Port Orange, FL, 32127
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
Candace R. Strawn/Lake Dias Park

This 20-acre park includes a free boat launch, RV camping, playground, pavilions, grills, picnic tab ...

5320 State Road 11, DeLeon Springs, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Colby-Alderman Park

The 123-acre Colby-Alderman Park boasts fishing and plenty of shady spots for visitors to while away ...

1099 Massachusetts Street, Cassadaga, FL, 32744
Restrooms: Yes
Cracker Creek

Cracker Creek offers a variety of services including canoe/kayak rentals, hydro-bike rentals, eco-h ...

1795 Taylor Road, Port Orange, FL, 32128
De Leon Springs State Park

Wildlife is plentiful and can be easily observed from the walkway across the spring. Otters, alligat ...

601 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, De Leon Springs, FL, 32130
Restrooms: Yes
Deep Creek Preserve

A naturally wet site, the plant communities of Deep Creek Preserve include dome swamps, basin swamps ...

964 S. State Road 415, New Smryna Beach, FL, 32168
Restrooms: No
Doris Leeper Spruce Creek Preserve

This scenic preserve is on 2,479 acres in Port Orange. Its 536-foot boardwalk begins more than three ...

Multiple Locations, FL
Restrooms: No
Gamble Place

Guests to Gamble Place can step back in time to experience the same pristine environment that James ...

1819 Taylor Rd, Port Orange, FL
Gemini Springs Park

The 210-acre Gemini Springs was purchased in 1994 through the combined efforts of Volusia County, th ...

37 Dirksen Drive, Debary, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Great Florida Birding Trail, The

The Great Florida Birding Trail (GFBT) is a program of the FWC. At its core is a network of 489 sit ...

Multiple Locations, FL
Green Springs Park

Open daily: Sunrise to sunset Admission: Free Green Springs Park covers 31 acres of pristine nat ...

994 Enterprise/Osteen Road, Enterprise, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Hickory Bluff Preserve

The 135-acre Hickory Bluff Preserve overlooks the St. Johns River and contains many natural communit ...

598 Guise Road, Osteen, FL, 32764
Indian River Lagoon Park

This natural park, which is home to abundant wildlife, is located at 700 Sandpiper Avenue. It offers ...

700 Sandpiper Avenue, NEw Smyrna Beach, FL, 32169
Restrooms: Yes
Lake Ashby Park

This popular waterfront park offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including canoeing, fis ...

4150 Boy Scout Camp Road, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lake Beresford Park

Lake Beresford Park is within the Lake Beresford Greenway, a 210-acre parcel that was acquired with ...

2100 Fatio Road, Deland, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lake George Forest and Wildlife Management Area

The 8,062-acre Lake George Forest and Wildlife Management Area is part of a 35,380-acre wildlife man ...

998 Ninemile Point Road, Seville, FL, 32190
Lake George Park

This 7,870-acre park on Lake George includes a fishing pier, nature/horse trails, and picnic pavilio ...

770 Nine Mile Point Road, Pierson, FL
Lake Monroe Park

We invite you to visit this beautiful park on Lake Monroe. Take advantage of free entrance to the pa ...

975 U.S. Highway 17-92, Debary, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Longleaf Pine Preserve

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset Amenities: Hiking, Biking, Wildlife Viewing, Group Camping, Horseback Rid ...

Multiple Locations, FL
Restrooms: No
Lyonia Preserve

Hours: Sunrise to sunset Amenities: Hiking, pavilion, wildlife viewing, Great Florida Birding Trai ...

2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona, FL, 32725
Restrooms: Yes
Manatee Scenic Cruises

While Cruising Along The Protected Wetland & Scenic Mangrove Shores Of The Indian River, You’ll See ...

4884 Front Street, Ponce Inlet, FL
Mariner's Cove Park

Mariner's Cove Park combines and active and passive recreational activities in a natural and pristin ...

1199 Enterprise-Osteen Road, Enterprise, FL
Restrooms: Yes
New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

The sugar mill, once part of the Cruger-dePeyster Plantation, was built in the early 19th century. T ...

600 Mission Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Ormond Beach Memorial Gardens Park

Situated on approximately 2.5 acres at the southeast corner of Granada Boulevard between Seton Trail ...

78 East Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach, FL, 32136
Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens

The work of prominent Florida, regional and national artists is featured in shows throughout the yea ...

78 E Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL, 32176
Ormond Outdoor Adventure

Volusia County residents and visitors now have several new options when it comes to outdoor adventur ...

1385 N US 1, Ormond Beach, FL, 32174
River Bend Nature Park, Playground  and Mountain Bike Trails

Riverbend Nature Park is a 2.9 acre park with large shade trees. The park abuts the Tomoka River whe ...

755 Airport road, Ormond Beach, FL, 32174
Inclusive Playground: Yes
Restrooms: Yes
River Breeze Park

The unspoiled beauty of River Breeze Park offers visitors a glimpse back into the early, unhurried d ...

250 H.H. Burch Road, Oak Hill, FL
Riverside Pavilion Park

This neighborhood park, which is directly on the Halifax River, offers a fishing pier, playground, r ...

3431 S. Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange, FL, 32129
Restrooms: Yes
Scrub Oak Preserve

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset Amenities: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, Wildlife Viewing Scrub Oa ...

1495 McGregor Rd, Deland, FL, 32720
Restrooms: No
Spruce Creek Park

Scenic Spruce Creek Park is on 23 acres in Port Orange. Its 536-foot boardwalk begins more than thre ...

6250 Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange, FL
Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens

Enjoy these English sugar mill ruins surrounded by acres of lush botanical gardens, scenic walking p ...

950 Old Sugar Mill Rd, Port Orange, FL, 32129
Tomoka State Park - State of Florida

The park protects a variety of wildlife habitats and endangered species, such as the West Indian man ...

2099 North Beach Street, Ormond Beach, FL, 32174
Restrooms: Yes
Wiregrass Prairie Preserve

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset Amenities: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, Pavilion, Wildlife Viewing, ...

1751 Lopez Road, Osteen, FL, 32764
Restrooms: No