The Florida De Soto Trail traces De Soto's march northward through Florida and his contact with Native American tribes along his route.The Trail contains 34 interpretive kiosks located in federal,state,county, and city greenspaces. Travel in the De Soto's footsteps and discover Florida's real treasures like E.G. Simmons park, Zephyrhills Depot museum, Santa fe College, Payne's Prairie Preserve State park, and many more. For more information and a list of all sites please visit www.floridadesototrail.com
Did You Know?
Hernando de Soto died on May 21, 1542, three years after his conquest of La Florida began. His men buried him in the Mississippi River so that Native Americans would not know that he was not the immortal god he claimed to be. His remains have never been found. Visit De Soto National Memorial. More...