Drive-Thru Alligator Park Located in Beautiful Central Florida. AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Just Minutes From The Villages You and your family will have the opportunity to feed, hold, and have your photo taken with our alligators, including “Big Al”—a giant gator just waiting to make your acquaintance. Young visitors will enjoy the small and cuddly animals in our petting zoo. There will be opportunities to feed and interact with the goats and sheep and, as an added attraction, a visit to the “Bunny House” makes it possible to hold a live (and very friendly) rabbit. There is something exciting for everyone here at GatorWorld Parks of Florida; Come check us out!
Florida Bass Conservation Center
The FBCC is the site of the old Richloam Hatchery and is the major freshwater fish production hatchery in the State. In addition to supplying various types of fish, the FBCC also conducts research on aquaculture methods.
Withlacoochee State Park
The Withlacoochee State Park gives visitors an opportunity to experience Florida’s unique natural treasures: the Withlacoochee River, Little Withlacoochee River, and Jumper Creek, all designated Outstanding Florida Waters. The most notable is the Withlacoochee River which meanders through 13 miles of the forest.
Shady Brook Greenway Park
A newly revitalized park in Lake Panasoffkee, on the Southeast end of the lake. The Shady Brook Greenway Park opened on May 10, 2011 and includes a new boat ramp, picnic shelter, table and grill for the perfect afternoon picnic.
Lake Panasoffkee Recreation Park
Bicycling, birdwatching, camping, equestrian use, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking