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Fort Cooper State Park
Where are we going today?
The sparkling waters of Lake Holathlikaha were a welcome sight to sick and wounded soldiers during the Second Seminole War. In 1836, the First Georgia Battalion of Volunteers built a stockade for the soldiers resting here, enabling the Volunteers to hold their own through several skirmishes with the Seminole Indians. The park��s diverse natural areas provide a refuge for many plants and animals, including threatened and endangered species. Fishing in Lake Holathlikaha is a popular activity; swimming is available only when the lake level is high enough. Private boats are not allowed on the lake, but paddleboat and canoe rentals are available. Nearly five miles of self-guided trails offer some of the best bird and wildlife viewing in Citrus County. Park visitors also can enjoy the picnic facilities, a recreation hall, and primitive group campground.
Are we there yet?

Fort Cooper State Park is located just off US 41, on South Old Floral City Road, two miles south of Inverness.

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Please call Fort Cooper State Park before you set on your journey, to make sure it is open - we try our best to keep information on the website up to date, but it is always worth checking before you leave.

Also it may be worth clicking the link for Fort Cooper State Park website, so see if there are any special events or seasonal things to do that may be going on throughout the day.
Fort Cooper State Park
3100 South Old Floral City Road
Inverness FL 34450

Telephone: 352-726-0315
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