Florida's Nature Coast Map

Florida’s Nature Coast is the Big Bend region of Florida along the west coast bordering the Gulf of Mexico. It extends across 9 counties including Citrus, Dixie, Hernando, Jefferson, Pasco, Levy, Taylor and Wakulla and part of Marion County.

As the name implies, this region is a mecca for nature lovers. Home to a plethora of wildlife including endangered and rare species, wildlife refuges, nature preserves and parks, springs and forest, this region is a rare and natural gem in Florida. Popular activities include bird and nature watching, hunting, fishing, boating, snorkeling, and even golfing, with over 50 golf courses in the region.