Talk:List of Florida state parks

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Guana River State Park[edit]

According to [www.wildernet.com/pages/area.cfm?areaid=FLSPGu www.wildernet.com/pages/area.cfm?areaid=FLSPGu,] Guana River State Park is no longer a state park. Do we need to delete it and its entry on the List, etc. Mikereichold 21:42, 19 January 2006 (UTC)

The story on the Wildernet site seems a bit confusing. Guana River may have lost its designation as a state park. It is now a management area in the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, a joint federal-state project managed by the state.[1] Faver-Dykes State Park and Washington Oaks Garden State Park are also management areas within the GTMNERR, so I'm not sure what the significance of dropping "State Park" from the Guana River name is. -- Dalbury(Talk) 22:45, 19 January 2006 (UTC)
Their is only one official site that should be consulted regarding state parks. [2] Look at the drop down listings for parks; Guana River State Park is not listed. It is correctly noted that it is managed by the state, but the state manages many areas that are not state parks. In addition, Dead Lakes State Recreation Area is no longer a state park. If we are to make this article accurate (and using the state's own information as our basis) then these two parks need to be removed.

incorrect links - Map of State Parks of Florida[edit]

There are two adjacent parks (as titled on the map): Wekiwa Springs and Rock Springs Run State Reserve.
On the map (Map of State Parks of Florida), the hyper-links to these two parks are reversed.
Rock Springs - Kelly Park (Lake County) is slightly to the north and west of Wekiwa Springs.(Orange County)
The coordinate listing for Rock Springs run is confusing. The coordinates listed, 28° 42′ 54″ N, 81° 27′ 0″ W, is the conjunction of Rock Springs Run and the Wekiva River.
I suggest using the coordinates of Kelly Park.
Coordinates from GoogleEarth: Road Entrance to Wekiwa Springs Park: 28° 42' 34.37" N, 81° 27' 46.08W
Wekiwa Springs - the actual bubbly part - 28° 42' 43.0" N, 81° 27' 37.06W
Road Entrance to Kelly Park - 28° 45' 30.46" N, 81° 30' 16.46" W
Rock Springs - the swimming area nearest the springs - 28° 45' 21.78" N, 81° 29' 56.40" W
--Jay328 (talk) 04:21, 1 April 2008 (UTC)jay328

Possible discrepancies[edit]

The following are listed here but not on http://www.floridastateparks.org/findapark/district-all.cfm:

The following are on the site but not on this list:

Also, should Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail be here? No other trails are. --NE2 05:26, 28 March 2014 (UTC)

One more thing: that 161 number includes the 10 trails. See User:NE2/state parks. --NE2 05:34, 28 March 2014 (UTC)