Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park preserving the Cross Creek Farm where Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Yearling, lived and worked 1928 - 1953. Historic house and farmyard are maintained much as when she lived there in the 1930s and is interpreted by costumed tour guides. The historic orange grove has early varieties of citrus and the house garden is planted twice a year with seasonal herbs, vegetables and flowers. Two trails lead into the Florida woodland. Ranger-guided walks inside the historic home are offered for a small fee, October through July.

Amenities

Amenities

Picnic Area

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant

Hours of Operation

Dates closed: Park open, but tours not offered on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day., Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily