Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park

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Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park

Florida

(850) 983-5363

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Overview

The Yellow River Marsh Preserve protects one of Florida's last remaining tracts of wet prairie, including the largest community of pitcher plants in the state. The carnivorous plants flourish here, passively trapping insects in specialized tube-shaped leaves and absorbing nutrients from their decomposing prey. Nearly 20 rare and endangered species of plants and animals make their homes along the bay and its wet prairies, dome swamps,and flatwoods. There are no recreational facilities in the preserve, but the sweeping landscapes of the pitcher plant prairies offer a tremendous opportunity for photography and nature appreciation. A small parking area, gazebo and public access point are located on Dickerson City Road.

Map of Yellow River Marsh Preserve (FL)

Latitude, Longitude: 30.484576, -87.072514

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Driving

Yellow River Marsh Preserve tate Park is located on County Road 191, approximately one mile north of the intersection with County Road 281 and along both sides of the highway on Blackwater Bay.

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(850) 983-5363

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