Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Payne's Prairie

We saw some beautiful sites when we drove to Payne's Prairie!


A link to the Florida State Park website HERE ! And another to Wikipedia !

And now photos of God's creation.....




baby fawns....


Wild horses....


a newborn foal...


A tricolored heron....


Beautiful vistas....


speed boats and skiers....


And for a view from the tower....


Payne's Prairie!


Hope you've had a wonderful weekend!


Enjoy your day and be sure to sign up for the GIVEAWAY HERE ! I will close comments at 6 PM today....June 15th! Thanks! island


In the Light of the Moon said...

Wow..what wonderful photos!!Thanks for sharing them!!Warmest Regards,Cat

Debbie@Nanas Sweet Dreams and Memories said...

Love your beautiful photos...what a spectacular part of the world indeed.What is the plant (is it a moss) that trails from the tree's?So magical looking.
Thank you for sharing your lovely pictures of your travels.

Draffin Bears said...

Looks like you had a lovely weekend Diane, and thank you for showing us your wonderful photos.

Happy week

Marie said...

Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful!! xxoo

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

All the years I lived in Florida and I had never been there. Beautiful pictures!

Maya said...

This is a gorgeous park! I would have never guessed that it's in Florida.

Maggey and Jim said...

Wonderful pictures and where is this place??

Jans Creations said...

All I can say is AWESOME. You should take photos for one of those travel magazines. I always want to go to where you have been. Love your photos.
Did you enter my giveaway?

Boo-Bah said...

Wow! You are a great photographer. What beautiful pictures. Everything looks so green and lush. The horses were so pretty.
Here in my part of Southern California it seems hot and dry. The earthquakes are really upsetting me. We had one Saturday night, and one again last night. It's enough to make another state sound pretty good about now.

Creative Carmelina said...

you are amazing with your camera! these photos are magazine worthy...so wonderful!

i love the vistas and visions you have shared with us!

thanks too for your visit!

ciao bella
creative carmelina

KarenHarveyCox said...

How gorgeous, and I love your photographs of those deer and horses. You are showing a part of Florida that I have never seen.

I have to share a funny story. I baked a pretty coconut layer cake, and it looked so lovely for the table. One by one my family returned, and before I could get a photo the cake was almost gone. I wanted to say something to them, but they were all enjoying it so much, I let it go. It would have looked perfect for the photos though. tee hee


Vee said...

Great photos...especially loved those beautiful deer. Payne's Prairie looks like a wonderful corner of this earth.

Cyndi said...

What a beautiful place! That's another one I'm going to have to put on my list of places to visit when we're down there next year. Thanks for taking us on all of these tours! Florida has so much more than beaches to offer...I think most people don't realize that.



Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

What a beautiful wonderland.