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Life on campus and around town can be fresh and exciting when moving to a new place in Orlando. When you need a break from your busy schedule, apartments near Full Sail are conveniently located next to a few parks and nature preserves that can help you relax and enjoy Florida nature and wildlife. Some parks near Full Sail Apartments have extra features and facilities that also help you exercise, have fun outdoors and enjoy the company of friends in a more natural environment. You can even bring your pet along with you when visiting one of the nearby dog parks.
What are the best parks or facilities near Full Sail Apartments for wildlife viewing?
Full Sail apartments residents are lucky to live near one of Central Florida's best kept secrets – the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey. This unique facility allows visitors to enjoy close-up view of bald eagles, ospreys, kites, owls and falcons. The Audubon Center focuses on conservation, education and rehabilitating animals, making it an excellent place to volunteer on the weekends or in your free time.
For the most authentic nature experience near Full Sail apartments, head to Little Big Econ State Forest located northeast of town. This huge forest spans over ten thousand acres and includes 17-mile long Econlockhatchee River. Little Big Econ is part of the popular Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail, where you can see over 160 bird species and other Florida wildlife, like the gray fox, river otter, wild turkey and even a bobcat.
Are there any recreational parks near Full Sail Apartments?
There are several parks just a few minutes away from Full Sail apartments, and some residents can even bike to a few locations. Below are a few options for nearby parks:
- Phelps Park: This community park include playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts and pavilions available for rental. This is a quaint, smaller park perfect for a picnic or get-together with friends.
- Ward Park: An athlete's dream, this park includes over 60 acres of land and facilities for baseball/softball, football, track and multi-purpose fields. It also features fitness, walking and bike trails. To stay safe under the Florida sun, read through these sun-safety tips before spending long hours outdoors.
- Lake Baldwin Park: This shady, picturesque park is popular among dog-owners! At this park, dogs are permitted off leash during park hours. It includes a sandy beach, boat ramp, picnic tables and several benches and picnic tables. Full Sail dog-friendly apartments are available for residents who plan to bring a pet or adopt one in the future.
How else can I enjoy nature while living in Full Sail Apartments?
Want to spend some time outdoors with minimal effort? Many Full Sail apartments include nature trails as a community amenity. This is a great perk for runners, dog owners or those who simply enjoy routine walks in their own neighborhood. Some communities also include water and nature views from inside the unit, which can be even better when paired with a balcony or patio.