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Payne Creek Historic Site

This 320-acre park is just across the county line in Hardee County on County Road 664A near Bowling Green. Admission is $2 per car. It is open from 8 a.m. to sundown. The park offers picnicking, canoe launching to the Peace River through Payne Creek, fishing, a nature trail, a suspension bridge and a historical exhibit and interpretive center on the early 19th century Seminole Wars, some of whose battles were fought in the area. For information, call 863-375-4717.

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