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Pine Island Conservation Area, Brevard County EEL Program

Pine Island Conservation Area

The Pine Island Conservation Area construction paving phase has completed. The Pine Island Conservation area is now open, hours as noted. Parking areas have been defined by posted fences.

Please note that access to the South Borrow Lake is open.

Pine Island Conversation Area Brevard County EEL Program

This over 900-acre conservation area provides access to 2 trails at the trailhead 0.5 mile from main entrance. These moderate walks lead through pine flatwoods and hydric hammock habitats. Hikers will also see cabbage palm hammocks and hardwood hammocks, with mangrove forests and marshes fringing the Indian River Lagoon. The interior marsh ponds and borrow lakes make great spots for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Two canoe trails invite a relaxing way for visitors to observe area wildlife. Cycling and horseback riding are permitted on the established roads and bike trails only. Please do not ride bikes on hiking trails.

Acquired and managed in partnership with St Johns River Water Management District

Size: ‚Äčover 900 acres

Habitats: Pine flatwoods, cabbage palm hammocks, hardwood hammocks, mangrove forests, and salt marshes

Wildlife: Gopher tortoise, bobcat, eastern indigo snake. In Sams Creek, the west Indian manatee, bottlenose dolphin, alligator. Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trail for American Wigeon, migratory Blue-winged Teal, migratory songbirds, waders, shorebirds, Woodstork, and Osprey.

ADA Access: Advance notice needed for special accommodations

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Pine Island Preservation Society

The purpose of the Pine Island Preservation Society is to promote conservation, awareness, historic preservation, and appreciation of the Pine Island Conservation Area to provide assistance to the Environmentally Endangered Lands Program.

Pine Island Conservation Area

Central Management Region
Land Manager: David DeMeyer
Phone: 321-449-4720

2100 Pine Island Road

Merritt Island, FL 32953

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