Donald B. Moore Preserve

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formerly named St. Lucie Village Heritage Preserve

Donald B Moore Heritage Preserve
DM Preserve Disc Golf throw
Moore Preserve Boardwalk


Members of the Treasure Coast Disc Golf Club will be redesigning the course at Donald B. Moore Heritage Preserve from Tuesday, March 26 through Wednesday, March 27. We apologize for the inconvenience. For other disc golf courses in St. Lucie County click here.  

 Preserve Address
 305 Torpey road, Fort Pierce, FL 34946
Contact Number 772-462-2526
Google Map Directions
Park Information

This beautiful hammock, located along the Indian River Lagoon, contains some very old Live Oak and Cabbage Palm. Local historians claim this 78-acre site was the location of the 1849 Russell/Barker skirmish, which led to the Third Seminole War. Two short interpretive trails wind through the site.


Birding & an observation tower with scenic views of the Indian River Lagoon
Hiking Trails
Picnic Tables
Disc Golf
Historic Interests

Additional Information Trails: (2) self-guiding interpretive trails. The northern botanical trail identifies much of the flora of the site. The southern trail identifies the historical features of the site including a small homestead, illegal still, turpentine industry and site of the 1849 Seminole skirmish.
Habitat: Hammock containing several examples of very old Live Oak and Cabbage Palm with some mangrove swamp and bay gall swamp.
Commonly seen wildlife: Squirrel
Historical Interest Local historians claim that this site was the location of the 1849 Russell/Barker skirmish with a band of Indians which led to the Third Seminole War. A pamphlet leads visitors to a series of trail markers that describe several events that occurred at the site.


Donald B. Moore Preserve Brochure

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