This Hidden Trail In Florida Leads To A Magnificent Archaeological Treasure
Yes, there is hiking in Florida and YES, it absolutely is beautiful. There… *phew* glad we got that out of the way. Most Florida visitors tend to disbelieve that our great state has some insanely magnificent hiking trails. But we do! If you don’t believe us, have a look at these beauties: 10 Amazing Florida Hikes Under 3 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love.
Beyond those quick jaunts, however, we have one hidden trail in Florida that will lead you to an archaeological treasure you would never expect to find. Nature, petroglyphs, and a ceremonial mound complex built more than 2,500 years ago—this is one Florida hike you do not want to miss.
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Ready to take a trip to Crystal River Archaeological State Park? You can use the address below to lead you along:
3400 N Museum Point, Crystal River, FL 34428
Have you ever been to Crystal River Archaeological State Park? Share with us your experiences in the comments section!
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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