Deering Preserve at Deep Creek

1,385 Acres / 2 trails / 3.7 miles
Entrance and parking:
  1615 Osteen Maytown Road, Osteen, FL  32764 | Map
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]

Tim Baylie

202 N. Florida Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

West Volusia

Daytona Beach
386-257-6000, ext. 15953

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