Palm Bluff Conservation Area


This 3,321-acre property contains at least eight distinct natural communities and protects more than 2 miles of Deep Creek — a large tributary of the St. Johns River that empties into the river just downstream of Lake Harney.

Wildlife viewing

Please respect Florida’s wildlife and use caution while visiting district lands. These are wild animals. For your safety, do not approach or feed any wild animal. Due to the wide variety of habitats, this property is a good place to go birding, where visitors may see all types of birds from bluebirds and brown-headed nuthatch to turkeys, to wading birds and raptors.

Recreational activities
  1. Activities include hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, primitive tent camping and wildlife viewing.

The entrance road to the property is on the east side of CR 415, approximately 3.5 miles north of the town of Osteen and 9.5 miles south of the CR 415–State Road 44 intersection. Continue down the entrance road approximately 1,000 feet — the parking area is on the right.