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Nature Coast is a region in Florida that includes the rural Gulf Coast communities of Dixie County, Levy County, and Taylor County.
- 1 Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge
- 2 Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve is a Florida State Park, located six miles (10 km) northeast of Cedar Key on State Road 24, and has a picnic shelter, tables, and grills. The scrub is dominated by species such as sand live oak, myrtle oak, and Chapman's oak, along with rusty lyonia, and saw palmetto. Hikers and off-road bicyclists who want to experience a mosaic of Florida habitats will find it on the miles of trails that wind through the park. The shallow waters and numerous creeks near the salt marshes are ideal for canoeing and kayaking. Rental canoes and kayaks are available in the city of Cedar Key.
- 3 Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge
- Cedar Key State Museum is a Florida State Park located in Cedar Key, Florida. An important feature of the museum is the St. Clair Whitman house. The house depicts life in Cedar Key circa 1920 - 1930 and focuses on the life of St. Clair Whitman and his collections of sea shells and Indian artifacts. In addition to the museum, there is a short nature trail. Among the wildlife of the park are gray squirrels, doves, mockingbirds, Blue Jays, woodpeckers, and green tree frogs. The museum is open Thursday through Monday from 9AM to 5PM The museum is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, and on Christmas.