Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park


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Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park


Location:In Escambia County, 1.5 miles south of the intersection of US 98 and SR 293.
Facilities:Hiking trails, picnic tables.
Activities:Hiking, wildlife viewing, picnicking.
Special Features:Park is home to four species of endangered pitcher plants, including the rare, carnivorous, white-top pitcher plant that is unique to the Gulf Coast and found only between the Apalachicola and Mississippi rivers. The preserve is also home to other rare and endangered plant species, and almost 100 plant and animal species depend on its wet prairie habitat. This includes the alligator snapping turtle, sweet pitcher plant, and Chapman's butterwort.
Address:c/o Big Lagoon State Park
Pensacola, FL 32507

Phone:850-492-1595
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/tarkilnbayou
Size: 4,165 acres land; 32 acres water..

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