Top Adventures in Okeechobee

  • Camp at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

    Sweeping views of open sky and vast palmetto prairies greet  visitors as they drive along the park drive. Here is one of the last remaining tracts of dry palmetto prairie, an ecosystem unique to Florida. This landscape is home to many rare species...

  • Hike the Florida Scrub Nature Trail at Archbold Research Station

    The Archbold Research station has plenty to see as they have a visitor center with exhibits, but the main attraction for me is the great nature trail that takes you through a very unique habitat called Florida Scrub. In this habitat you find a div...

    2 miles

  • Kayak Round Island

    Florida receives plenty of attention from tourists, but rarely is it for its outdoor recreation. However, the intercoastal waterways that run up and down much of the state are fantastic places to grab a kayak and hit the water on a sunny afternoon...

  • Hike the Ancient Hammock Trail

    Highlands Hammock State Park is one of the best places in all of Florida! There are multiple trails to choose from, but if you want to see ancient oak trees in a quintessential swamp then the Ancient Hammock Trail is your best bet. The boardwalk m...

    0.6 miles

  • Hike the Kitching Creek Loop in Jonathan Dickinson SP

    Jonathan Dickinson State Park has 3 main trails, the East Loop Trail (9.8 miles), Hobe Mountain Trail (0.4 miles), and the Kitching Creek Loop (7.5 miles). In this adventure, I will only talk about the Kitching Creek Loop and the Hobe Mountain tra...

    7.9 miles 70 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Okeechobee, Florida

      Okeechobee KOA

    • Fort Pierce, Florida

      Fort Pierce / Port St. Lucie KOA

    • Stuart, Florida

      St Lucie South

      Overview St. Lucie Campground provides a relaxing camping experience on the St. Lucie Canal, part of the 152 mile Okeechobee Waterway that spans South Florida from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of...

    • Moore Haven, Florida

      Ortona South

      Overview Ortona South is a perfect campground for a quiet, sunny escape to South Florida. the campground is set along the Caloosahatchie River. Recreation Activities here are focused on simple, re...

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