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Big Talbot Island State Park, Jacksonville

An expansive view of Salt Lake at Big Talbot Island State Park.

Literacy Month

 A volunteer reads with children at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park.

September is Literacy Month

Reading is important at all ages. On Monday, Sept. 8, all who show their library card, a book checked out from the library or who donate a new or gently-used book will enjoy free entry to Florida's state parks. Otherwise, there are more than 15 literacy events throughout the month.

Before You Go…

A colorful tent set up at a campsite at Blackwater River State Park.

Make a Reservation

Bring your family and friends for an overnight adventure at one of Florida's state parks with cabins and camping. Cabins vary from rustic to modern. Most campgrounds accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Reservations are recommended and can be made up to 11 months in advance.

National Public Lands Day

Volunteers help keep parks beautiful.

Volunteer, have fun, share the experience!

September is a great time to volunteer in nature. Join Florid a State Parks forInternational Coastal Cleanup or National Public Lands Day to show your love of for natural resources. Share the experience with a child in your life with First Volunteer Projects.