Rye Preserve

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Rye Preserve
700 Rye Wilderness Trail
Parrish, FL 34219
941-776-0900
https://www.mymanatee.org/departments/parks___natural_resources/parks__preserves___beaches/rye_preserve
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Rye Preserve is a 145 acre property located just northwest of the Lake Manatee Dam. The preserve features nature trails, horseback trails, picnic areas, a playground and a canoe/kayak launch. The preserve’s trail system leads visitors through four distinctive ecosystems, including sand pine scrub, xeric oak scrub, oak hammocks and the river community. A variety of interesting creatures can be seen in these areas including the rare gopher tortoise, and Florida scrub-jay.

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