Description: Tippecanoe Environmental Park II is a 150 acre mitigation preserve consisting of oak scrub, scrubby flatwoods, pine flatwoods adjacent to a canal. Tippecanoe II is home to Florida Scrub Jays as well woodpeckers and other flatwoods bird species.
Vegetation Communities: Scrub, scrubby flatwoods, and pine flatwoods.
Location: The park is bordered by Flamingo Blvd. on the east and by Como Street to the south and Carbon Avenue to the north.
The parking area is on Joppa Ave. From Route 776, turn onto Flamingo Blvd and then turn right onto Joppa Ave.
Amenities: Paved parking area; hiking trail; no restroon or picnic facilities.
Animal Species: You may not be able to see all these species
Birds that you may encounter year-round include:
|Blue Jay||Bobwhite Quail||Cardinal|
|Florida Scrub-Jay||Ground Dove||Hairy Woodpecker|
|Loggerhead Shrike||Mourning Dove||Northern Mockingbird|
|Pileated Woodpecker||Red-bellied Woodpecker||Red-headed Woodpecker|
|Red-shouldered Hawk||Rufous-sided Towhee||White-eyed Vireo|
Migrants that you may see:
|American Kestrel||Blue-gray Gnatcatcher||Eastern Phoebee|
|Palm Warbler||Red-tailed Hawk||Robin|
|Tree Swallow||Yellow-rumped Warbler|
Wading birds such as wood storks, great egrets and great blue herons can be found just outside the boundary in an isolated wetland between the Pear Street and the canal.
|Bobcat||Eastern Mole||Hispid Cotton Rat|
|Nine-banded Armadillo||Raccoon||Virginia Opossum|
|Rabbit (probably Cottontail)|
|Black Racer||Brown Anole||Gopher Tortoise|