Alafia River Reserve

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Alafia River Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Florida showing the location of Alafia River Reserve
A map of Florida showing the location of Alafia River Reserve
Location Polk County, Florida, US
Nearest city Mulberry, FL
Coordinates 27°55′04″N 82°02′14″W / 27.9178°N 82.0371°W / 27.9178; -82.0371Coordinates: 27°55′04″N 82°02′14″W / 27.9178°N 82.0371°W / 27.9178; -82.0371
Area 334 acres (135 ha)[1]
Governing body Southwest Florida Water Management District
Official website

The Alafia River Reserve is a recreation area and water conservation area managed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District in Mulberry, Florida, Polk County, Florida. It covers 334 acres (1.35 km2) and is located at 4872 Indian Oak Drive in Mulberry, Florida. It was created to preserve wetlands and includes hiking trails and a picnic area.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alafia River Reserve" (PDF). Polk County Environmental Lands Program. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 23, 2014. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Alafia River Reserve". Southwest Florida Water Management District. Retrieved 2011-03-02.