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Allen David Broussard State Park Catfish Creek
ALLEN DAVID BROUSSARD STATE PARK CATFISH CREEK
ALLEN DAVID BROUSSARD STATE PARK CATFISH CREEK
3950 Firetower Rd
Haines City, Florida   33844

Phone: 863-696-1112
Welcome to the park The preserve's scrub, sandhill, and flatwoods communities are home to numerous rare plants such as scrub morning glory, scrub plum, pygmy fringe tree, and cutthroat grass. They are also home to several protected animal species including Florida scrub-jays, bald eagles, gopher tortoises, and Florida scrub lizards. Visitors can enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, and horseback riding. When you visit the preserve make sure you are prepared for the rugged conditions typical of the scrub habitat. Bring plenty of water and be prepared for the challenging trails at the park. Enjoy your visit and bring back memories of one of the rarer habitats in Florida.
Nature of the Area
Wildlife Viewing

Hikers will observe many plants and animals found in the rare Lake Wales Ridge habitat.


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Picnicking
Picnic Areas

A small picnic area is available at the parking lot areas...first come, first served.
Trails
Hiking/Nature Trails

Catfish Creek offers 6 miles of trails through and around the scrub, flatwoods and ponds.

Horse Trail

There are approximately 8 miles of trails available for horseback riding.
Things To Do in the Area
Riverscape Boat Tours LLC - Ocala, FLBoating
Ride silently on nature tours on the silver river. The most beautiful river in the world. We transport guests back in time to wild Florida as it was thousands of years ago - untouched and untamed. Sparkling clear water that has over a hundred feet visibility. Book the Silver River trip now as the boats fill fast.
Web Site: riverscapesboattours.com
91.2 miles from park*
Red Fox Stables - Lithia, FLHorseback Riding
Riding Trails are located in the Alafia River Corridor Preserve directly behind the horse stables. Your trail ride will include a demonstration, followed by a one hour trail ride. Longer trail rides are available upon request.
Web Site: redfoxstables.com
40.3 miles from park*
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
January 20 by Robert H. Mohlenbrock
Most magnificent array of endangered and threatened plants in the country.


Area Campgrounds

Paradise Island RV Resort
32000 Hwy 27
Haines City, FL


Haines City RV & MH Park
1300 Polk City Road
Haines City, FL


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Wynnhaven Riverside RV Park - Bushnell, FLCampgrounds
Wynnhaven Riverside is located on County Road 48 in the small town of Bushnell, Florida. Whether you are visiting Florida and want sun or prefer to camp in the shade of Florida's grand oak trees, we have units available for both.
Web Site: wynnhavenriverside.com
60.8 miles from park*
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Directions
The preserve is located about 10 miles east of Dundee. From US 27, turn east on County Rd 542, through Dundee (turning left at stoplight). In about 1 mile take a right on to Hatchineha Rd. Go about 8 miles to Firetower Road on the right. The parking lot is about 3 miles on the left.

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Allen David Broussard State Park Catfish Creek
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