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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge – De Leon Springs, FL

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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge is located near the historic Ponce de Leon Springs State Park, which was named for the famed Spanish explorer who may have led Spanish forces through the area in 1513 in his quest for the Fountain of Youth. Development of this area dates back to when the Spaniards cleared a small area, planted it in sugar cane, and built a mill to process the cane.

Prior to Spanish exploration, this area was occupied by the Timucuan Indians and their predecessors read more…

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