Frenchman's Forest Natural Area, Palm Beach Gardens

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Frenchman's Forest Natural Area is a 158-acre (64 ha) protected area of pine flatwoods, strand swamp, scrubby flatwoods, hydric hammock tidal swamp and wet flatwoods in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. It is located at 12201 Prosperity Farms Road. There are hiking trails and a boardwalk.
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  • I did not look up the history as to why this place is named Frenchman's Forest. A forest it certainly is, though. My family and I typically explore a different park or nature trail as a part of our... 
    I did not look up the history as to why this place is named Frenchman's Forest. A forest it certainly is, though. My family and I typically explore a different park or nature trail as a part of our...  more »
  • What e great find. This is a little island of forest in the middle of the urban area. You feel like you've left everything behind. There are 3 or 4 miles of trails, a pond, swampy areas. Not the... 
    What e great find. This is a little island of forest in the middle of the urban area. You feel like you've left everything behind. There are 3 or 4 miles of trails, a pond, swampy areas. Not the...  more »
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  • Great place. It has Florida oaks, palm tree forests, cypress swamp and Florida scrub. Unusual to have all these in one park.
  • Easy walking trails with great natural scenery. We saw some turtles and snakes along the way. Do it for some light exercise or take it slow for some relaxation

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