Lake Kissimmee State Park


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Lake Kissimmee State Park


Location:Off SR 60, 15 miles east of Lake Wales.
Facilities:60 full-facility campsites, youth group camp, 2 primitive campsites, picnic area, playground, observation tower, trails (13 miles), boat ramp, marina.
Activities:Camping, boating, freshwater fishing, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, interpretive and living history programs.
Special Features:Park is located on the shores of lakes Kissimmee, Tiger, and Rosalie, and offers outstanding fishing. A "cow camp" is the focus of the park's living history program, where visitors can learn about the life of a cow hunter circa 1876 and see Florida Cracker cattle, descendants of the Spanish cattle brought to Florida by early explorers and settlers. Park also features some of Florida’s darkest night skies and several star watching programs are offered throughout the year.
Address:14248 Camp Mack Rd
Lake Wales, FL 33853

Phone:863-696-1112
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/lakekissimmee
Size: 5,643 acres land; 291 acres water..

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Notes: a mandatory on site meeting will be held on tuesday, august 22, 2017 at 10:00 am eastern time at the lake kissimmee state park, 14248 camp mack road, lake wales, fl 33898.
On 12 July 2012, we captured 13 psyllids on 8 white sticky traps (Elm bark beetle traps, Great Lakes IPM, Vestaburg, Michigan) deployed 1 wk prior to collect redbay ambrosia beetles (Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff; Coleoptera: Curculioidae), in Lake Kissimmee State Park forest (Polk county, Florida).
(A) Mean number ([+ or -] standard error) of Diaphorina citri captured per sticky trap in Lake Kissimmee State Park forest (LKSP).