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Rice Creek Conservation Area

#7 of 16 things to do in Palatka Features Animals
Florida 100, Palatka, FL 32177
+1 386-329-4404
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Lots of land and big tall trees. I love places that for a second bring me back to realize how small... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
India H
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Hiking through history

The Rice Creek Conservation Area is protected by the St. Johns Water Management District as a... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2015
TFDOTR
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Palatka, Florida
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30 Jan 2017
“Would love to go back. . . ”
16 Feb 2015
“Hiking through history”
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Florida 100, Palatka, FL 32177
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+1 386-329-4404
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Lots of land and big tall trees. I love places that for a second bring me back to realize how small I am compared to the world around me. So quiet out there as well. I went with my four year old and got there...More

Thank India H
Reviewed 17 February 2015

The Rice Creek Conservation Area is protected by the St. Johns Water Management District as a watershed, but it is also a piece of local history. Part of the northern Florida Greenway, featuring a three mile section of the Florida Trail and adjacent to the...More

3  Thank TFDOTR
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Fantastic scenery in the Rice Swamp. If you stay on the levee trails you will stay dry. I was hiking through on the Florida Trail from Rt 20 o Rt 100. I get wet at each end, nut within the Conversation Area. The cypress trees...More

2  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is an old Florida hike. I have been hiking on it with my young family over the years. It is swamp Florida at its best with walk area.

Thank FloridaTraveler32177
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I've been hiking this Area since 1980, when the Old Rice Paddies still had little bridges built from paddy to trail. Then the bridges and wooden walkways rotted away. I recently returned for a hike, and was disappointed that the right-of-way was gated and we...More

2  Thank SailboatDagny
Reviewed 28 February 2012

The Rice Creek Conservation Area was once a rice plantation. Now the conservation area is a public property with miles of trails and boardwalks. The property boasts one of the oldest cypress trees in the state and host part of the Florida Trail. When you...More

8  Thank usbrowns
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