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Brooker Creek Preserve
By TERRY TOMALIN, Times Outdoors Writer
© St. Petersburg Times, published May 5, 2000
There aren't many virgin areas left in Florida's most densely populated county. Brooker Creek Preserve in North Pinellas is a gem waiting to be discovered. This 8,000-acre wilderness has bobcat, foxes, deer and a variety of endangered plants and animal species.
Birders flock to this spot for its avian diversity. Guided hikes are offered every Saturday. To make a reservation call (727) 943-4003. You also can explore the 1.7-mile nature trail on your own, from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. Take Keystone Road to Lora Avenue, then head south until it dead-ends.
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