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Scottsmoor, Mims, Titusville, Port St. John, Sharpes, Canaveral Groves & North Merritt Island, Florida

 
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North Area Management & Education Center

444 Columbia Boulevard
Titusville, FL 32780
Ph: 321-264-5185

Office Hours
Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day


Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands Program

An EEL Sanctuary is...
• A place of wonder, contemplation and discovery
• A resource for environmental education
• A preserve to protect biodiversity and natural resources
• An opportunity to experience Florida as the early inhabitants did
• A place to learn about Brevard County's unique natural communities
• A source of community identity for Space Coast residents and visitors

The Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program is seeking
a volunteer to serve on the Selection and Management Advisory Committee.

Submittal deadline is April 10, 2014.



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SANCTUARY BOUNDARY MAPS & Some Trail Maps


EEL Education & Managment Center in the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Ancient Oak Amphitheater in the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary



Marked running (& hiking) trails in Brevard, FL EEL nature sanctuaries. Brochure opens in a new window.
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Enchanted Forest Sanctuary

Titusville. Located North of SR 405, West of US1
Size: 462 acres
Open: Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day
This is the North Area Education and Management Center for the Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands program.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking, Wildlife Observation. Management and Education Center provides programs for schools and the general public. Trails provide access to hydric and mesic hammocks and scrub. The Center, and much of the sanctuary is ADA accessible via hardened trail sections, boardwalks, and electric cart tours.


Dicerandra Scrub Sanctuary in Ttiusville, FL

Dicerandra Scrub Sanctuary


Dicerandra thincola
Titusville. Located South of Highway 50, adjacent to the Titusville wellfields.
Size: 44 acres
Open: Daily from dawn to dusk.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking and Wildlife Observation. Two walkthrough gates provide access to a one-mile hiking trail through scrub habitat, scrubby flatwoods, and views of a depression marsh.


Trail head at first junction in Fox Lake Sanctuary.

Fox Lake Conservation Area

Titusville
Size: 2568 acres
Open: Daily from dawn to dusk.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking, Bicycling, Horseback Riding, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, youth camping and Nature Observation. Habitats include Wet Prairie, Flatwoods, Scrubby Flatwoods, Floodplain Swamp and Hydric Hammock.


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Indian Mound Station Sanctuary

Titusville
Size: 85 acres
Open: NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC YET.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking and Nature Observation. Trail provides access to scrub, scrubby flatwoods, floodplain marsh and swamp. Visitors can also view a Native American burial mound.


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Indian River Sanctuary

Titusville
Size: 63 acres
Open: Daily from dawn to dusk.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking, Fishing and Wildlife Observation. Habitats include Salt Marsh, Wetlands. Provides access to Indian River Lagoon.


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North Buck Lake Scrub Sanctuary

Mims
Size: 167 acres
Open: Daily from dawn to dusk.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking, Bicycling, Horseback Riding and Nature Observation. Trails provide access to Scrub, Scrubby Flatwoods and Wetlands. Connects to Buck Lake Conservation Area. Possible future connection to the planned Brevard Visitor Center at the I-95 southbound rest stop.


South Lake Sanctuary, Mims, FL


South Lake Conservation Area

Mims
Size: 155 acres
Open: Daily from dawn to dusk.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking, Bicycling, and Nature Observation. Trails provide access to Scrub, Flatwoods, Mesic Hammock and Depression Marsh.




Scottsmoor Flatwoods Sanctuary

Scottsmoor
Size: 1522 acres
Open: Daily from dawn to dusk.
Passive Recreation Activities: Hiking, Bicycling, Horseback Riding and Nature Observation. Trails provide access to Scrub, Scrubby Flatwoods and Wetlands.


Historic Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area

Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area

North Merritt Island
Size: 1322 acres
Open: Daily from dawn to dusk.
Education, hiking, Indian Burial Mound, historic house, archaeological finds.
Bicycling, horseback riding, fishing, paddling, wildlife opservation
St Johns WMD Pine Island Recreation Guide


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