~Can you say – Wimauma?~

Paved roads at Little Maatee River State Park
Paved roads at Little Manatee River State Park

Wimauma, is the name of the town where Little Manatee River State Park is located. Its founder made up the name using the names of his three daughters, Willie, Maude, and Mary. Wil-Mau-Ma. Go figure! Earlier in the day we were on the phone with my sister trying to guess the origin of the name.

Site 19, easy to back into, wide, lots of room on the driver's side and in the back.
Site 19, easy to back into, wide, lots of room on the driver’s side and in the back.

Paved roads within the campground, and a shell and sand mixture in the campsites.

Side yard
Side yard

There are 34 campsites with water and electricity (50amp) and they are very private. Each site separated by native plants and trees.

Lots of room in the back yard. Site is very private.
Lots of room in the back yard.  Up goes the ham antennas!

For the horse lovers out there, LMRSP has four equestrian campsites and twelve miles of riding trails.

 

Artsy fun!

Howard with pen and paper, whoa what's with that? Must be a ham radio diagram!
Howard with pen and paper, whoa what’s with that? Must be a ham radio antenna diagram!

We are looking forward to exploring this lovely Florida State Park.

A new place, a new adventure…

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