Steeped in the history that made the South what it is today, Baker County, Florida is the perfect place to set down your family’s roots and start establishing some traditions of your own. The only county in Florida to play host to a Civil War battle, Baker County is a place where heritage is celebrated with pride and traditions are handed down from one generation to another. Life in Baker County may be rural, but it’s packed with things to do and places to visit, so it’s never boring. It’s an ideal place for nature lovers, active families and older people who want to enjoy the simple pleasures of Florida’s natural beauty. Hunt, fish, camp, explore Osceola National Forest, float down the pristine St. Marys River or take a short drive up to Georgia for the weekend. Shoals Park alone has 1600 acres of wilderness trails and unspoiled nature to explore with the family on foot, horse or ATV! With easy nearby access to six major highways, life here is close enough to the city to access the modern conveniences you need, without the traffic and crowds of Jacksonville.