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Kissimmee Prairie State Park

Kissimmee Prairie State Park is a recognized dark sky location in Florida for stargazing and astronomy activities.

It is designated by DarkSky International (IDS) as a Dark Sky Park, which is internationally recognized for preserving a dark sky experience.

Bortle

Kissimmee Prairie State Park is rated Bortle Class 2.

Type

As a U.S. state park, various camping options may be available, including frontcountry camping, dispersed camping (boondocking), and backcountry (backpacking/primitive) camping. Also, electric bicycles are allowed on all trails (motorized and non-motorized). A permit may be required.

Birding

In addition to being known for its dark skies, Kissimmee Prairie is also known for its birdwatching, with many different species of birds that habitate there.

For more info, see their website. See also all dark sky places in FL.


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