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Bald Point State Park

Size: 
4800 acres

Location

Bald Point State Park
146 Box Cut Road
Alligator Point, FL 32346
United States
Phone: (850) 349-9146
29° 55' 4.9548" N, 84° 20' 41.2368" W

Bald Point State Park is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida in Franklin County. The park is located on Alligator Point, where Apalachee Bay meets Ochlockonee Bay. There is a range of terrain, including pine stands, oak forest and coastal marshes, that supports rich biodiversity.

The park is home to more than 360 plant species and 230 species of animals, including bobcat and bald eagles.

Moose Point State Park

Location

Moose Point State Park
310 West Main Street
Searsport, ME 04974
United States
Phone: (207) 548-2882
44° 26' 6.4608" N, 68° 56' 47.724" W

Moose Point State Park is located in Searsport, Maine along the shoreline of the Penobscot Bay. The park is a day use area that provides 1.5 miles of trails and picnicking next to the water.

Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park

Size: 
245 acres

Location

Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park
426 Wolfe's Neck Road
Freeport, ME 04032
United States
Phone: (207) 865-4465
43° 50' 37.6008" N, 70° 6' 6.192" W

Located just a few minutes from downtown Freeport, Maine, Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park provides a tranquil, natural retreat. The land for the park was a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. C. Smith and the park itself opened in 1972. Wolfe's Neck is a wooded peninsula (the "neck") between the Harraseeket River and Casco Bay and is named for original settlers Henry and Rachel Woolfe. The park includes a variety of ecosystems, including white pine and hemlock forests, open fields, salt marsh and rocky coastline.

Jekyll Island

Size: 
5700 acres

Location

Jekyll Island
214 Stable Road
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
United States
Phone: (877) 453 - 5955
31° 3' 38.142" N, 81° 25' 12.9684" W

Jekyll Island is a barrier island on Georgia's coast that is located midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, Florida. The island is owned by state of Georgia and operated by the Jekyll Island Authority. Development is limited to 35 percent of the island, preserving most of it as native ecosystem.

Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Size: 
2256 acres

Location

Humboldt Lagoons State Park
15336 Highway 101
Trinidad, CA 95570
United States
Phone: (707) 677-3570
41° 9' 35.2044" N, 124° 7' 3.738" W

Humboldt Lagoons State Park protects three lagoons on the Pacific Coast in northwest California which are part of the nation's largest lagoon system. Big Lagoon is the largest lagoon and located to the south, Stone Lagoon is located in the middle, and Freshwater Lagoon is the smallest and northernmost lagoon. Dry Lagoon was previously drained by farmers and is now a wetland area.

Reid State Park

Size: 
610 acres

Location

Reid State Park
375 Seguinland Road
Georgetown, ME 04548
United States
Phone: (207) 371-2303
43° 47' 35.6568" N, 69° 43' 10.8084" W

Reid State Park is located on Georgetown Island in Sagadahoc County, Maine. The island is located on the Atlantic coast in southern Maine. The was created in 1946 when Walter E. Reid donated the land to the State of Maine and represents Maine's first state-owned saltwater beach.

Reid State Park contains several wide sandy beaches, which are uncommon on the Maine coastline. Families can enjoy swimming and fishing in the waters or a hike on one of the trails. There is a picnic area and food service available.