Great Outdoors Month

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Park Service is celebrating Great Outdoors Month in June! Explore the Florida Park Service Photographic Collection, and experience the great outdoors from the comfort of your computer. Then, go out and enjoy all that Florida’s award-winning parks have to offer.

Diver at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo, 1960s

Diver at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key Largo, 1960s

 

Camping at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Gulf County, 1960s

Camping at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Gulf County, 1960s

 

Children on merry-go-round at Little Talbot Island State Park, Jacksonville, 1970s

Children on merry-go-round at Little Talbot Island State Park, Jacksonville, 1970s

 

Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa, 1959

Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa, 1959

 

Canoeing at Salt Springs, Marion County, 1970s

Canoeing at Salt Springs, Marion County, 1970s

 

Park rangers riding horses at Lake Kissimmee State Park, Polk County, 1970s

Park rangers riding horses at Lake Kissimmee State Park, Polk County, 1970s

 

Archaeologist at San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park, St. Marks, 1970s

Archaeologist at San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park, St. Marks, 1970s

 

Fishing at Hontoon Island State Park, Deland, 1970s

Fishing at Hontoon Island State Park, Deland, 1970s

 

Swimming at Manatee Springs State Park, Chiefland, 1960s

Swimming at Manatee Springs State Park, Chiefland, 1960s

 

Lake Johnson at Gold Head Branch State Park, Keystone Heights, 1956

Lake Johnson at Gold Head Branch State Park, Keystone Heights, 1956

 

Park ranger Bob Rahberg at a replica of Fort Foster, a Second Seminole War fort, Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa, 1979

Park ranger Bob Rahberg at a replica of Fort Foster, a Second Seminole War fort, Hillsborough River State Park, Tampa, 1979

 

Divers at Bahia Honda State Park, Monroe County, 1960s

Divers at Bahia Honda State Park, Monroe County, 1960s

 

Canoeing at Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Hobe Sound, 1970s

Canoeing at Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Hobe Sound, 1970s

 

Artist painting at Anastasia State Park, St. Augustine, 1970s

Artist painting at Anastasia State Park, St. Augustine, 1970s

 

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2 thoughts on “Great Outdoors Month

  1. My son, Jim Davis, was photographed painting a steeple on one of the churches on Park Avenue probably early ’70s. Is this photo available?

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