Duette Preserve is rich in both cultural, historic, and natural resources, including homestead sites and a mound site called Carruthers Mound. Many diverse species of game and non-game animals can be found on Duette Preserve, including species of special concern such as the burrowing owl, snowy egret, white ibis, gopher tortoise, and at least two endangered/threatened species, the Florida scrub jay and the eastern indigo snake. At over 21,000 acres, the Duette Preserve is the largest Preserve in the County system. It is located in the eastern part of the County and contains the headwaters of Manatee River. Hiking, biking and fishing are just some of the activites you can enoy at the preserve.
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