FPL Grant Provides Wheelchair Tram at MacArthur Beach

A six-person wheelchair accessible electric tram is in service at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park thanks to a substantial grant from Florida Power & Light Company (FPL).  The grant to the Florida State Parks Foundation was made available through FPL’s charitable arm, the NextEra Energy Foundation...READ MORE

Florida State Parks Closed

to Mitigate COVID-19 Spread

At the direction of Governor DeSantis and to successfully uphold CDC guidance to maximize social distancing and avoid gatherings larger than 10 people, all Florida State Parks are closed to the public effective Monday, March 23, 2020...READ MORE

Applauding the Legislature for a Great Budget for America's Best 

The Florida State Parks Foundation today applauded the Florida Legislature for its appropriation of $140 million for Florida’s award-winning state parks, the best in the nation. Foundation President Gil Ziffer, said, “Florida State Parks and Trails represent one of the state’s greatest success stories. They are...READ MORE

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