Scottsmoor Flatwoods Sanctuary West
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.
Access to the property is currently under development, with a primary access from the County’s Parrish Park Scottsmoor on Magoon Road off of US Highway 1 in Scottsmoor.
The site is currently accessible by foot, or non-motorized mountain bike from Rose Marie Street, International Avenue, and US Highway 1 just north of Flounder Creek Road.
Do's and 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.
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