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Torreya State Park

2576 N.W. Torreya Park Road, Bristol, FL 32321
(850) 643-2674
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Bristol
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Dade City, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

That is what I said. From exit 285 (hwy 52) on I-75 it's two hours to I-10, then two hours west to exit 166 (about 30 miles west of Tallahassee). Then follow the signs about 14 miles. This small camp ground (one cabin, one yurt and about twenty tent and RV sites) will blow you away. It sits on a... More

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Torreya Sate Park was a beautiful park. The views from the lookout point of the lands below the bluff are breathtaking. It certainly was a side of Florida I hadn't experienced before. We stayed in the 1 yurt available in the campgrounds. It was an awesome experience. It was very clean and well-maintained. There were even some hidden surprised in... More

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Gainesville, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Unusual tree species. Old restored Plantation Era mansion on the bluff of the Apalachicola River. Best time to visit is the spring with flowering trees and scrubs: Redbud, Dogwood and Magnolia trees. Great for picnics and hiking.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful state park with plenty of shade and quiet. This park is a little off the beaten path with the nearest town 13 miles away. The park is clean, quiet and easy to check into. We showed up with no reservation and picked our camp site. Walk-in guests will need check in at the office between 1500-1700.... More

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
62 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you think that Florida doesn't have any hills or inclines, then you haven't been to Torreya State Park in the panhandle. There are 2 main loops that are both over 6 miles long, so make sure you pack PLENTY of water, or you will be miserable. You overlook and hike next to the Apalachicola River, and that is pretty... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Torreya is unique in the hills and valleys on its hiking trails, for a floridain they feel more like mountains. The park has a very nice camping with WPA structures still in use and very well maintained. We like to hike from the campsites to the Apalachicola river, just pay attention to the trails as it is easy to get... More

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Tampa, FL
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This park has gorgeous views overlooking the Apalachicola River, and great hiking trails with a lot of up and down elevation changes. If you're from south Florida like we are, it may take some getting used to for climbing all of the hills. There is a little waterfall on a trail near the campground, and all the trails traverse many... More

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Tampa, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I would give it 5 stars if the campsites were better. The actual sites are small and many have very little understory, so you do not feel privacy. But we sucked it up because the camp hosts and rangers were in a word, wonderful. The bath houses are spotless and inviting. The hiking trails were outstanding. I would go back.... More

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Central Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Torreya was my third park on a six state park camping tour. Rangers and camp host were nice. The staff get along well. The tour of Gregory house was excellent, fun and informative. There is a yurt and a cabin at the site, and a group hall to hang out in. There is a campfire circle, too. I hiked a... More

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Cairo, Georgia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
43 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My wife and I took a day trip to explore Torreya for a future camping trip. The views remind me of middle Georgia/Alabama; definitely not something you would expect in Florida. There is a $3 entry fee (honor system) and camping is $16 per night plus tax. The camping site has great views too. We walked the trail that looped... More

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