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Brooker Creek Preserve, Tarpon Springs

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Brooker Creek Preserve is located in Pinellas County, Florida, owned by the Pinellas County government and the Southwest Florida Water Management District, and managed by the Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources Department. It encompasses 9800acre and offers birding, horseback riding, and hiking. The Preserve office is located at 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs, Florida,The Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center features displays and interactive exhibits about Florida natural history and local history. Educational and interpretive programs are offered for the public.Aboriginal History"Native people hunted and gathered here for thousands of years, leaving behind spear points that date from 7000 BCE to 900 CE." The most recent aboriginal tribe to occupy the land that encompasses the Brooker Creek Preserve was the Tocobaga tribe. The Tocobaga declined in the 17th century and became extinct in the 18th century due to disease and violence.
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  • We truly enjoyed the museum and walking some of the trails at this preserve! The museum did a wonderful job with their displays! Both youngsters and adults can learn much from them! A lot of thought a...  more »
  • Headed here after landing in Tampa. It's about our fifth trip or so to the area, but had never made it here before. What a treat for bird watchers and nature lovers. Easily walkable trails (some more ...  more »
  • We liked the many trails that go all over the area and the likelihood of seeing the many wildflowers and wild life.  more »