Scottsmoor Flatwoods Sanctuary East

This 1500-acre sanctuary straddles both sides of I-95, just south of Exit 5A (Stuckway Road) in Scottsmoor.  The site protects a variety of habitats including scrub, pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, depression marsh forested wetlands, and cypress forest. Wildlife species include white-tailed deer, bobwhite quail, bobcat, wood storks, various wading birds, and gopher tortoises.

Primary access is from the County’s Parrish Park Scottsmoor on Magoon Road off of US Highway 1 in Scottsmoor.

The site is also accessible by foot, or non-motorized mountain bike from International Avenue, and US Highway 1 just north of Flounder Creek Road.

Hiking Trail sign on post
Entrance to sanctuary
Horse Riding trail sign on post
Trail through shrubs
Marked trail through scrub area
Marked hiking trail


Drinking Water




Mountain Biking


Wildlife Viewing

Do's & Don'ts

  • Hunting is prohibited
  • Do not feed, disturb, or harm wildlife.
  • Pets, smoking, alcohol, and motorized vehicles are prohibited.
  • Stay on the trail for personal safety and protection of the natural environment.
  • Removal of plants, animals, archaeological, or cultural resources is prohibited.