Attractions – Fellsmere
Nature lovers visiting Indian River County will find a paradise awaiting them Fellsmere. The St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park features miles of trails to explore on foot, bicycle, or horseback site amidst grassy forests of longleaf pine. Cypress domes, scrubby flatwoods and sand hills are home to many native plants and animals, including over 50 protected species, just waiting for birdwatchers and photographers to discover. If you prefer to tour by kayak, canoe or boat, there's no better place. Companies and organizations may consider reserving the Florida Tech Challenge Course for their next retreat. Their team building and leadership training courses including High Ropes, Leadership Reaction, Marine Obstacle, and Air Assault Courses present an incomparable physical and mental challenge for all. Although not open to the public, Fellsmere is also home to The National Elephant Center, a non-profit 225-acre habitat devoted to caring for elephants and advancing their welfare. Managed by a board of accredited zoo directors, conservationists and wildlife advocates nationwide, this facility is supported by a collaborative network of zoos, businesses, foundations and people who love these giant creatures.
Come to Fellsmere and see why the locals consider their hidden treasure!