Savannas Preserve State Park


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Savannas Preserve State Park


Location:2 miles east of US 1 on Walton Road in Port Saint Lucie.
Facilities:Picnic areas/pavilions, canoe/kayak rentals (seasonal), restrooms, multi-use trails, Education Center.
Activities:Freshwater fishing, canoeing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, educational programs.
Special Features:Freshwater marshes, or "savannas," once extended all along Florida's southeast coast. The Savannas Preserve, which stretches more than 10 miles from Fort Pierce to Jensen Beach, is the largest and most intact remnant of Florida's east coast savannas.
Address:9551 Gumbo Limbo Ln
Jensen Beach, FL 34957

Phone:772-398-2779
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/savannas
Size: 7,062 acres land; 123 acres water.

See other parks in Florida.
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Reproductive success, territory size, and predation pressures of the Florida Scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) at Savannas Preserve State Park. Endangered Species Update 22(1):29-39.
These politics are visible in Savannas Preserve State Park, on Florida's east coast, which is comprised of several natural communities that are adapted to fire and is home to various endangered animals and plants.
As its name implies, Savannas Preserve State Park is home to a mix of pyrogenic natural communities that includesmesicflatwoods(2,197acres/889 ha), ephemeral basin marsh (1,592 acres/644 ha), scrubby flatwoods (156 acres/63 ha), and sand pine-oak scrub (446 acres/180.5 ha).
"Savannas Preserve State Park Unit Management Plan".
The Savannas Preserve State Park (hereafter referred to as Savannas) contains about 2,429 ha of protected habitat.
The study site in Savannas Preserve State Park is located in St.