With the largest state park system in the country, the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in Florida are endless. From swimming and diving in rivers and springs to hiking and riding along scenic nature trails, Florida’s parks have something to offer just about anyone.
Every county in Florida, and many of the larger cities, has a department that is focused on parks and recreation in their region who work to provide recreational parks and facilities that are safe and accessible for the community's residents and visitors. The recreational activities and facilities at the parks varies by county and may include baseball fields, athletic fields for multiple field sports, tennis courts, basketball courts, skating parks, swimming pools, cross training courses, hiking and biking trails, boating, playgrounds and more. Finding recreational activities outdoors in Florida is easy and fun!