Deering Preserve at Deep Creek

Entrance and parking:  1615 Osteen Maytown Road, Osteen, FL  32764
Hours: Sunrise to sunset
Amenities:  Permit required for access to the canoe/kayak launch area, four-wheel drive vehicle recommended.  Download permit application or call 386-736-5953.


The Preserve is 1,385 acres of conservation land featuring Deep Creek, a five mile body of water that crosses the property as it flows to the St. Johns River.  The natural community types here include pine flatwoods, cypress domes, and floodplain swamps.  Great blue heron, osprey, bald eagle, alligator, river otter, bobcat, deer and turkey make their homes here.

Trail map [PDF]

Director
Tim Baylie
tbaylie@volusia.org

202 N. Florida Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

West Volusia
386-736-5953

Daytona Beach
386-257-6000, ext. 15953

New Smyrna Beach
386-423-3300, ext. 15953