Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park


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Waccasassa Bay Preserve State Park


Location:Accessible only by boat, from County Road 40 in Yankeetown, County Road 326 in Gulf Hammock, or Cedar Key.
Facilities:Primitive canoe campsite on the river.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, wildlife viewing (from canoes; no marked foot trails in park).
Special Features:Preserve is popular with anglers because it has both saltwater and freshwater fishing. The park's extensive salt marshes and tidal creeks provide habitats for saltwater fish, crabs, and shellfish. Several endangered species, including West Indian manatees, bald eagles, American alligators, and Florida black bear live or feed within the preserve.
Address:PO Box 187
Cedar Key, FL 32625

Phone:352-543-5567
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/waccasassabay
Size: 27,962 acres land; 6,136 acres water.

See other parks in Florida.