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.
95% of Biscayne National Park is under water.© Matt Tilghman / 123RF
In Biscayne National Park, West Indian manatees, American crocodiles, peregrine falcons and several species of tortoise are threatened with extinction.© idreamphoto / 123RF
Biscayne Bay shelters coral and multi-coloured tropical fish.© vilainecrevette
These constructions on stilts built in the 1930's and typical of this region of Florida contribute to the bay's uniqueness.© William Silver / 123RF
The mangrove that covers the coast constitutes an almost impenetrable biotope.© Matt Tilghman / 123RF