Floridas State Parks (Blu-ray/DVD, 2011, 2-Disc Set)
This armchair travel release tours fifteen environmentally-rich Florida State Parks, detailing their varied and
colorful landscapes - from dense and murky swamps, to white sandy beaches. It also discusses fascinating events
belying the histories of several of the parks, such as the preservation of an endangered rainforest and a pristine
beach once threatened by the looming shadow of commercial development. The individual parks featured in this
program include Fakahatchee Strand Preserve, the John Pennekamp Coral Reef, and the Falling Waters State Park.
Product Key Features
Genre Education/General Interest, Educational
Additional Product Features
Release Date 20110705
Number of Discs 2
Florida has one of the most diverse landscapes in America, from white sand beaches and crystal-clear spring-fed
rivers to mossy swamps and thick pine forests.
Disk Count: 2
Video Format: Standard + Blu-ray
Run Time: Approx. 1 Hrs. 20 Min.
And much of it is accessible to the millions of visitors that travel to Florida each year thanks to 160 fantastic
state parks. Behind each one of these award-winning state parks is the story of its creation: A beach saved from
development, a site marking a bloody 19th century battle, a rainforest rescued from destruction. Hear about some of
the remarkable people behind the state’s most amazing places in this three-part film. Then explore more than 15 of
them, from Falling Waters State Park to Fakahatchee Strand Preserve and John Pennekamp Coral Reef. Includes
Florida’s State Parks on both Blu-ray and DVD.
As aired on public television
Includes both Blu-ray and DVD
Meet the Civilian Conservation Corps
Historic footage of parks being used as WWII training facilities
Explore Florida Caverns, John Pennekamp Coral Reef, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve, Falling Waters, Paynes Prairie,
Olustee Battlefield, Caladesi Island, and many more!
Created locally by Community Television Foundation of South Florida, Inc.