Prairie/Shell Creek

This property is well known by the locals for having good scrub for the area. Several Florida scrub-jay families reside within the property. The mesic flatwoods and tidal marsh system provide a unique natural habitat.

Park Details

Street Address

3081 Duncan Road
Punta Gorda, FL 33982
United States

609 Acres
Hours of Operation
District lands shall be open to the public from 30 minutes prior to sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset only, unless otherwise authorized by the District per Chapter 40D-9 Florida Administrative Code.

Site Features

Recreation Opportunities

Recreation Term


Recreation Description

Recreation Term


Recreation Description
  • Approximately 5 miles of trails.

Additional Information

Access and Parking
  • On the west side of US 17 (Duncan Road) and north of the intersection of US 17 and CR 764.
  • A walk-through is at the corner of Royal Palm Drive and Palm Shores Boulevard. Please do not block gate or neighbor’s driveway.
Restrooms and Water
  • No restrooms or water available.
  • Charlotte County, east of Charlotte Harbor
For more Information
  • Land Resources, Southwest Florida Water Management District, 1-800-423-1476 (FL only) or (352) 796-7211, ext. 4470