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Lake Kissimmee & Joe Overstreet Landing

From the Great Florida Birding Trail:
As you drive down Joe Overstreet Road, look in the pastures for whooping cranes, sandhill cranes and turkeys, and on the fenceposts for meadowlarks, bald eagles and crested caracaras. At the end, check for limpkins, waders and snail kites, and scope for ducks.
Amenities: Good for beginners, Birding by car, Birding by boat, Birding by foot/hiking, Birding by bicycle, Best time of day: Both morning and evening, Recommended length of visit: a few hours

Habitats: Freshwater Marsh/Wetlands, Field/Pasture, Pines, Lake/Pond/Impoundment, Hardwoods/Mixed Forest

Directions:
From US 192 in St. Cloud, turn south on CR 523 (Vermont Ave), which becomes Canoe Creek Road. After about 20 miles, turn onto unpaved Joe Overstreet Road. It is 5.4 miles to the end of the road and the small county park.

From Vero Beach, Joe Overstreet Landing is best accessed via 441 into Kenansville to Canoe Creek Road. The map shows Joe Overstreet Road. The landing is at the end.


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