Kingsley Lake - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Kingsley Lake
Kingsley Lake in Clay County, Florida is a beautiful oasis situated just outside the city of Jacksonville. This popular recreational spot is a great destination for outdoor activities such as fishing, swimming, canoeing, and kayaking. With its crystal clear blue waters and picturesque scenery, it's no wonder why this lake has become a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Whether you come here for some leisurely fishing or to spend an afternoon on the lake in a kayak or canoe.
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Attractions Near Kingsley Lake
Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park
13.93km from Kingsley Lake
One of Florida's earliest state parks is Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park. Its amenities, such as cabins, were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.
15.16km from Kingsley Lake
Crosby Lake is a stunning lake that over 1,500 acres wide with more than 45 miles of shoreline along two nature preserves and the Bradfords' rural countryside. Its crystal clear waters draw in avid anglers from across the state with its rich fishing grounds where large-mouth bass, bluegill sunfish, channel catfish and crappie can all be caught. Other outdoor recreation opportunities include bird watching at the nearby Orange Creek State Buffer Preserve or skating on one of its many sandbars.
Belmore State Forest
15.66km from Kingsley Lake
Belmore State Forest consists of two separate tracts totalling 12,262 acres. On the northern side is the Satsuma Tract, which borders Camp Blanding, while on the southern side is a tract of 8,737 acres.
Gold Head Branch
15.8km from Kingsley Lake
This beautiful natural area offers visitors the chance to explore both sand pits and hardwood hammocks, providing stunning views from every angle. Visitors can swim or canoe in the serene waters of Lake Johnson and nature lovers can keep an eye out for numerous species of birds and wildlife including deer, wild boars and box turtles. Nature trails abound throughout the park with fascinating displays of plants, trees and foliage accessible at every twist and turn.
18.25km from Kingsley Lake
Lake Sampson, located is an amazing natural retreat that offers a variety of activities for locals and visitors. Covering nearly 700 acres of protected green space, the lake is home to over seventy-five species of fish and many other aquatic wildlife. Visitors are able to enjoy activities such as fishing, water skiing and canoeing with its miles of picturesque shoreline. Moreover, the surrounding parklands make it easy to explore nature trails or spot local birds and wildlife.
Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail
19.38km from Kingsley Lake
It stretches nearly 47 miles (76 km) from Lake Butler, Florida to Palatka, Florida along the Palatka-Lake Butler State Trail (PLB).
Discover More Attractions in Clay County, Home of Kingsley Lake
Clay County is situated in the northeastern part of Florida. It has a population of 218.245 as of 2020. Its county seat is Green Cove Springs.