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Sams House at Pine Island EEL Sanctuary

Welcome to the Sams House at Pine Island Conservation Area

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Sams House at Pine Island ShoreFrom Ice Age animals to Native Americans to early pioneers, Pine Island Conservation Area has a rich history. Mastodon tusks, pottery sherds, and 19th century farm tools found on site help piece together the story of this special place.

Come inside the oldest standing home in Brevard County, the 1875 Sams family cabin. Travel back in time here and along the paved trail where interactive exhibits highlight Pine Island's many past inhabitants.

Enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking through five different habitats and over six miles of trails. Wading birds, bald eagles, alligators, manatees, and bobcats are just a few of the animals that you may see. The Environmentally Endangered Lands Program and the St. Johns River Water Management District jointly own this over ‚Äč880-acre site.

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March 2017 Archaeology Month at the Sams House at PICA 2/26/2017 12:29:17 PM
February 2017 History Month at Sams House 1/31/2017 4:42:41 PM

Sams House at Pine Island

Land Manager: David DeMeyer

6195 N. Tropical Trail
Merritt Island, FL 32953

Phone: 321-449-4720
Fax: 321-449-4736


Center Hours
Tuesday through Sunday:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed Mondays

Sams House Trail hours
9 am to 5 pm, Gates Locked at 5 pm

Pine Island Trail hours
Dawn to Dusk, Gates Locked at Dusk

Visit the Sams House at Pine Island Sanctuary Today!

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