George LeStrange Preserve 4911 Ralls Road, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981. The 94 acre site contains a large lake, kayak launch and interpretive trail that runs along 10 Mile Creek. There's picnic tables for lunch, but no restrooms. The preserve is located on Ralls Rd which is north of Midway Rd and south of Edwards Rd just off Selvitz Rd (Cty Rd 611B).
Gordy Rd Preserve 3650 Gordy Road Fort Pierce, Florida 34945. There are two parks in this area, one before the wooden bridge and the second after. The second one contains an 18 hole disc golf course.
Haney Creek Trail 391 NW Baker Rd, Stuart. (North of Roosevelt Bridge, East of US 1 behind Publix & LA Fitness). There's plenty of covered tables and a bathroom.
Oak Hammock Park (PSL) 1982 SW Villanova Rd. This is a trail that we found years ago when reading the book, "Weird Florida". The tale is about a Devil's Tree, a large oak where a horrific murder took place 36 years ago. Without reading the book, you would never know about the crime, as it's not noted on the Bulletin Board and now it's just a lovely hike, playground, and picnic area.
Oxbow Eco-Center 5400 NE St James Blvd, PSL. The center is on a 225 acre preserve on the N Fork of the St. Lucie River. It offers a real glimpse of the real Fl in the canopy of the floodplain forest, sandy soils of the scrub and he pine flatwoods. Eco-Center has restroom facilities and the visitor center has interesting exhibits.
Paleo Hammock 8551 Carlton Rd, Pt St Lucie. This is an unique hammock with archaeological significance. The 1 mile trail leads through a very old forest of elms, oaks, palms and leads to an elevated observation deck. Then across the street is Teague Hammock Preserve an example of historical small prairie hammocks with 2 wildlife blinds to watch the many birds in the wetlands.
Spruce Bluff Trails 611 SE Dar Lane, Pt St Lucie, 34984 This natural area is nestled in the heart of Pt St Lucie along the banks of the St Lucie River. It has 2 separate unique pasts, one was the site of a 1890's pioneer settlement and the other was home to one of the largest AIS Native American mounds in S. Florida. The trail head is off the north end of Southbend Blvd not far from the Turnpike.