St Marks River State Park - United States of America

Evgeny Bashta / 123RF Biscayne National Park
Biscayne National Park

The park's purpose is to protect a marine environment home to numerous animal species, like turtles and manatees.

Discover St Marks River State Park

St Marks River State Park, 21 miles away from Tallahassee, is located in Jefferson and Leon Counties. It spreads over a surface of 2,589 acres. Visitors can discover indigenous fauna and flora by foot or bicycle, along the small paths or the bigger roads dating from the 1800s.

Matt Tilghman / 123RF An aquatic park
An aquatic park

95% of Biscayne National Park is under water.

idreamphoto / 123RF A typical tortoise in Biscayne Bay
A typical tortoise in Biscayne Bay

In Biscayne National Park, West Indian manatees, American crocodiles, peregrine falcons and several species of tortoise are threatened with extinction.

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Sergeant majors in Biscayne Bay

Biscayne Bay shelters coral and multi-coloured tropical fish.

William Silver / 123RF Stiltsville in Biscayne Bay
Stiltsville in Biscayne Bay

These constructions on stilts built in the 1930's and typical of this region of Florida contribute to the bay's uniqueness.

Matt Tilghman / 123RF The mangrove in Biscayne National Park
The mangrove in Biscayne National Park

The mangrove that covers the coast constitutes an almost impenetrable biotope.

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