Wildlife Viewing

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Size: 
400 acres

Location

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
1200 South Crandon Boulevard
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
United States
Phone: (305) 361-5811
25° 41' 3.876" N, 80° 9' 36.2052" W

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is located on the southern end of Key Biscayne, Florida. Located within the park is the Cape Florida Light, the oldest standing structure in the Greater Miami area.

Superior National Forest

Size: 
3900000 acres

Location

Superior National Forest
8901 Grand Ave Place
Duluth, MN 55808
United States
Phone: (218) 626-4300
46° 42' 27.2592" N, 92° 12' 44.4348" W

Superior National Forest is located in Minnesota near Lake Superior and is known for its boreal forest ecosystem. The forest is made up of varied terrain and includes the Sawtooth Mountains and Misquah Hills. The highest point of the state, Eagle Mountain, is located within the forest.

Siuslaw National Forest

Size: 
630000 acres

Location

Siuslaw National Forest
Marys Peak Road
Philomath, OR 97370
United States
Phone: (541) 750-7000
44° 29' 3.8796" N, 123° 32' 8.4336" W

Siuslaw National Forest is located in western Oregon and includes a variety ecosystems, such as sandy beaches and coastline forests. The forest contains Marys Peak, which is the 4097 feet high above sea level and is the highest peak in the Oregon Coast Range.

There are multiple areas within the forest, including Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Sand Lake Recreation Area, Rock Creek Wilderness Area and Marys Peak Scenic Botanical Area.

Families Get Outdoors at the Second Annual NJ WILD Outdoor Expo

Families who love the outdoors should check out the 2nd Annual New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo on September 17 and 18, 2011 at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Ocean County, New Jersey. The Expo provides information and demonstrations for a range of outdoor adventure activities that are available in New Jersey.

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area

Size: 
12814 acres

Location

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area
Prospertown-Colliers Mills Road
Plumsted Township, NJ 08533
United States
Phone: (609) 758-2455 ‎
40° 6' 43.2612" N, 74° 25' 38.0028" W

Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area is located in Ocean County, New Jersey. The WMA is a great example of NJ Pine Barrens habitat and provides a range of natural habitat pitch pine and scrub oak forests, swamps and lakes. Colliers Mill Lake and Success Lake are notable features of the WMA.

Meaher State Park

Size: 
1327 acres

Location

Meaher State Park
5200 Battleship Parkway East
Spanish Fort, AL 36577
United States
30° 40' 18.9624" N, 87° 56' 59.0424" W

Meaher State Park is located in the wetlands of Mobile Bay in southern Alabama. The Mobile Delta consists of over 20,000 acres of water and is formed by the Alabama and Tombigbee Rivers.

A fishing pier and boat launch in the Blakely River provide families with access to great angling. Two nature trails provide hiking, birding and wildlife viewing. A variety of birds can be viewed from the nature trails, including wading birds, terns, osprey and ducks.

Adirondack Park

Size: 
6100000 acres

Location

Adirondack Park
1133 NYS Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
United States
Phone: (518) 891-4050
44° 17' 47.7096" N, 74° 0' 14.4648" W

Adirondack Park is located in Northeast New York. The park protects the lands surrounding the Adirondack Mountain range and includes several major lakes, such as Lake George and Lake Placid. The mountain range contains 46 peaks above 4000 feet and the highest peak, Mount Marcy, has an elevation of 5344 feet.

White River National Forest

Size: 
2285970 acres

Location

White River National Forest
900 Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
United States
Phone: (970) 945-2521
39° 32' 43.1736" N, 107° 19' 29.532" W

White River National Forest is located in northwest Colorado and provides great opportunities for family outdoor recreation. The forest is named for the White River which is accessible by paddle boats and small motor boats. There are also a number of lakes within the forest, including Trappers Lake and Maroon Lake.

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Size: 
910 acres

Location

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
Route 89
Burney, CA 96013
United States
Phone: (530) 335-2777
41° 1' 11.982" N, 121° 37' 17.9616" W

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park is located in Northern California and is the state's second-oldest state park. The central feature of the park is the 129-foot Burney Falls on the spring-fed Burney Creek. The creek empties into Lake Britton at the falls.

Shawnee State Park

Size: 
1095 acres

Location

Shawnee State Park
4404 State Route 125
Portsmouth, OH 45663
United States
Phone: (740) 858-6652
38° 44' 26.1636" N, 83° 11' 47.2812" W

Shawnee State Park is located in Scioto County, Ohio in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The park was created during the Great Depression by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and is surrounded by Shawnee State Forest. Roosevelt Lake, named after Theodore Roosevelt, and Turkey Creek Lake are central features of the park and provide a range of family outdoor recreation.