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Parks & Natural Resources

4344 George Blvd. Sebring, FL 33875

Phone: (863) 402-6812  Fax: (863) 402-6899


Mission Statement:  To establish, preserve and manage parks and open lands providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities and stewardship of the natural resources.  We are committed to fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the natural and recreational areas of Highlands County for present and future generations.  The Natural Resources Department was established to develop and implement natural resource management programs that protect, enhance, and manage Highlands County's environment.

Christopher Benson, Community Service Director


Key facilities such as the Hammock Trail, the Lincoln Heights and Desoto City ball fields, the Preserve of Sun N' Lakes, H.L. Bishop Park, and the Windy Point Park are a few of the parks on inventory. The multi-field sports complex includes softball, soccer and football amenities for all citizens and visitors.