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Every Park guest has easy lake access to our protected canals, boat ramp and easy access to parking for your trailer.

Call the office for prices and reservations.


On the Water non-ethanol premium gasoline, Wet and Dry Covered Storage, Launch Ramp

General Store: Ice, Live Bait, Propane, Fishing, & Boating Supplies, & limited Grocery/Toiletry items. 2 Fish Cleaning Stations Long term boat & trailer storage available.

Our marina has been completely renovated . Construction began in March 2007 with dredging of our canals, installation of seawalls, new finger docks, and covered boat slips.

General Store

Lake Marian Paradise General Store is available to Park guests and Kenansville neighbors. We have many convenience items available.

Store hours: Open All Year

Fresh water tackle, rods, and supplies
Fishing supplies: Live Bait – minnows, crickets, and worms 
Ice, Snacks, Drinks, & Limited Groceries
Boat and RV accessories
Non-Ethanol Premium Gasoline and Propane on Site
Toiletries & Personal Items
T-shirts, Hats, Sunglasses, Suntan lotion


Nature Tours, Trails, Birding Attractions & Things To Do

Forever Florida Nature Preserve has horseback riding or buggy tours, and a petting zoo. There are 4,700 acres of wilderness preserve and a working cattle ranch with numerous educational opportunities to view native animals and birds. North on 441. or 866-854-EVER
Wild Florida Alligator Park has airboat tours, swamp buggy tours, a zoo, alligator shows, and a restaurant 7 miles away off of Canoe Creek Road.
Prairie Lakes Wildlife Management Area has over 30,000 acres with 3 separate unspoiled nature areas with various trails and wildlife observation through all the wildlife management areas.

Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area is a remote natural area with hiking, wildlife observation, and a variety of other recreational uses including an 18-mile loop of the Florida National Scenic Trail.
Orlando Florida’s Malls including: Kissimmee Manufacturers’ Mall, Mall at the Millennia, Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, and many more.

Vero Beach Florida’s Malls: Indian River Mall and Prime Outlets at Vero Beach.
Wal-Mart & Home Depot are an easy drive into St. Cloud
Melbourne Square Mall, Home Depot, Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Bass Pro Shops, and Beaches are only an hour away.

ATTRACTIONS (click links in green)

Busch Gardens
Sea World
Silver Springs
Universal Studios
Cape Canaveral
Historic Bok Tower Sanctuary & Garden

Fishing and Hunting


With 5,800 acres, Lake Marian is a FISHERMAN’S PARADISE!! It has been featured in many outdoor and sports magazines all over the country. It is considered one of the best speck/crappie lakes in the country. The bass fishing is excellent.  There's plenty of blue gill and shellcracker and it's only a short drive to 5 other popular fishing lakes: Lake Kenansville, Stick Marsh, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Jackson and Lake Cypress.  

Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area has two locations.  The main area has 52,976 acres located on 523(Canoe Creek Road) and is only 15 minutes from the Park.  It is  known for it’s deer, turkey and hog hunting. 

Three Lakes Prairie Lake Unit Wildlife Management Area is just a few minutes away on route 441.  There are 8,859 acres well known for it’s excellent deer, turkey, and hog hunting.

Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area is a remote natural area about 25 miles away on U.S. Highway 192, and has fishing, seasonal hunting, hiking, wildlife observation, and a variety of other recreational uses. It has 23,485 acres in Osceola County and is known for it's deer, hog, turkey, and small game hunting.

Triple ‘N Ranch Wildlife Management Area has 15,391 acres in Osceola County. It is known for it's excellent deer and turkey hunting an is located on 192 just east of Holopaw.

Fort Drum Wildlife Management Area has 20,858 acres in Indian River County. Excellent Deer, Hog, and Turkey hunting. It is located on route 60.

For more information:
Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission
(407) 846-5275 or (352) 732-1225