Grant Flatwoods Sanctuary
This 2600-acre sanctuary, located within the town of Grant / Valkaria, protects a variety of habitats including, cypress domes and forests, pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, and depression marshes. Common wildlife species include wading birds, white-tailed deer, bobcat, gopher tortoise, and many reptiles and amphibians.
From the north entrance, a one and a half mile nature trail can be accessed from the cul-de-sac at the terminus of Crepe Myrtle Drive. Please be sure not to block the access gate. A parking area is planned for the site, but development has been delayed to budgetary limitations and final approval of the site management plan.
From the south entrance, a 3.6 mile (one way) 7.2 mile (round trip) nature trail can be accessed from the parking area off Micco Rd.
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