Lake Kissimmee State Park


The Lake Kissimmee State Park provides an outdoor venue for people to enjoy nature, as well as learn about the history of the area. There are history demonstrations that show visitors what it was like to live in an 1876 cow camp. The park is filled with a wide variety of wild life including sandhill cranes, bald eagles, white-tailed deer, bobcats and turkeys. These animals are frequently seen during visits to the park and campers are likely to hear calls and howls from deep in the park. The park is located on the shores of the Tiger, Rosalie and Kissimmee Lakes. In addition to the cowboy demonstrations, visitors have access to canoeing, fishing and boating on the lakes. There are more than 13 miles of trails for hiking, all offering an opportunity to explore and learn first-hand about wildlife. Six miles worth of trails are open to horseback riding. There is also a large picnic area onsite that offers shade and several pavilions. There are 60 campsites are available in the park and feature full-service facilities. There is also a group camping area popular for youth groups and capable of accommodating 50 campers. All of the campsites offer water and electric hookups.

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