Paynes Prairie, Florida’s First State Preserve, Will Be In Full Bloom Soon And It’s An Extraordinary Sight To See
Many people head to Payne’s Prairie in Florida in order to catch a glimpse of the free-roaming bison or the sweeping landscape views. But what many don’t know, is that every year this 23,000-acre preserve becomes the ultimate place to see stunning wildflowers in bloom. As Florida’s very first state preserve, Paynes Prairie has become the go-to place to watch wildlife flourish. But this spring, you’ll want to trek one of their eight different trails in order to see the prairie in all of its full-bloom magic. Check it out…
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Have you ever been to Payne’s Prairie in Florida before? Do you happen to have a favorite wildflower that blooms at this preserve every year? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if want more information about this preserve, including the cost to enter and current hours of operation, then check out the Florida Park’s website.
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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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