Pine Island Conservation Area

2100 Pine Island Road
Merritt Island, FL 32953
The Pine Island Conservation Area is an 947-acre Florida wildlife sanctuary that offers the general public opportunities for wildlife viewing, biking, fishing, hiking, canoeing, horseback riding and much more through its five different habitats. The Pine Island Conservation Area is also home to the oldest standing home in Brevard County, the 1875 Sams Family Cabin. Travel back in time with a guided tour of both homesteads.  Recreational activities on Pine Island includes hiking trails, 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 as well. Activities: Bicycling (on dirt roadways only) Horseback Riding Trails (roadways only) Fishing (lake, river) Hiking (1.3-mile trail, 1.5-mile trail) Paddling (2.3-mile loop, 3.0-mile run) Wildlife Observation Habitats: Pine flatwoods, cabbage palm hammocks, hardwood hammocks, mangrove forests, and salt marshes ADA Access: Advance notice needed for special accommodations Photo credit: Brevard County Parks and Recreation

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