Nature & Ecotourism
The Peace River meanders from north to south near the center of the County and is the focal point of water adventures. Like the river seeking it's partner with paddlers and fossil hunters, each of the local parks have taken on a unique profile -- like Hardee Lakes Park that is well-suited for wildlife enthusiasts and fisherman, or Oak Street Park that features a playground that appeals to the kid in all of us. Find your match below.
Complex houses many youth teams as well as adult leagues. A community pool is also located in this complex and open to the public June-August.
Located on the Peace River, this park is perfect to bring your boat out.
The perfect picnic getaway.
With approximately 1200 acres and 4 lakes, this park is ideal for a wide variety of activities everyone is sure to enjoy.
This small, beautiful park is located in the heart of Downtown Wauchula. It is the perfect spot for a picnic . Many community events take place through out the year at this park.
This park offers a playground, tennis courts, picnic areas and walking trails.
Paynes Creek provides canoeing, kayaking and fishing opportunities. Playground and camping is also available. A museum located inside the visitor center depicts the lives of Florida's Seminole Indians and pioneers during the 19th century.
An outfitter of fun and adventure.
Located on the Peace River, it is ideal for water activities and camping.
The park offers a hiking trail, fishing opportunities, playground and camping. Cracker Trail Museum and the Wildlife Refuge are also located inside Pioneer Park. An added bonus--Peace River runs through this park making it ideal for canoeing.
The park's playground equipment is an oasis of fun and adventure for children.
Featuring skate ramps and rails, this park is a popular hangout spot for youth.