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?
The men of Hernando de Soto's 1539 expedition to La Florida learned the hard way that Native American warriors could load and fire their long bows with deadly accuracy nearly a dozen times in the period required to load and fire the clumsy arquebus musket once. Visit De Soto National Memorial. More...