• De Soto Landing

    De Soto

    National Memorial Florida


Map of the Florida De Soto Trail with list of kiosk sites.
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?

Did You Know?

The crossbow was such a fearsome weapon that in 1139 Pope Innocent II outlawed its use among Christians. However, no restriction was placed on its use against non-Christians, including the Native Americans that Hernando de Soto met on his 1539 Expedition to Florida. Visit De Soto National Memorial. More...