About Us

Hundred Acre Hollows, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to caring for 114 acres of land in Brevard County. Our vision is to discover, study, and teach about Florida's plants and animals to help sustain and enrich lives.

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  • Mailing Address
    1170 Ida Way
    Melbourne, FL 32940

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What can you possibly do with 114-acres of abandoned waste-water retention ponds surrounded by some of the most attractive residential real estate in Brevard County? Turn it into an environmental education center and green space for everyone to enjoy! Sounds crazy? It is, but it’s exactly what we are doing! Hundred Acre Hollows, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) grassroots organization that is working to enhance the lives of others by creating public accessible green space and creating an educational experience where people can learn about sustainability of our unique Florida environment.

HUNDRED ACRE HOLLOWS, INC IS DULY REGISTERED WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA AS REQUIRED BY ITS SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS ACT. OUR REGISTRATION NUMBER IS CH52596. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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Entrance to Hundred Acre Hollows

The entrance to Hundred Acre Hollows is a trail at the end of a vacant, grassy lot on Rock Springs Dr. in Melbourne, FL. If the lot had a house, the address would be 1170 Rock Springs Road. This is the physical location of the property, but if you need to contact us please use our mailing address 1170 Ida Way, Melbourne, FL 32940.

 Explore Hundred Acre Hollows

 Take a Birds-Eye Tour

This video was created and generously donated by Michael Peterson of Muninn Aerial Photography. You can see more of his incredible work on his Vimeo page. Thanks Michael!

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This 3D interactive map shows the geographical data of Hundred Acre Hollows. When you hover on the map, you will see the menu that lets you zoom, rotate, and make the map full screen. The symbols on the map represent various geographical features. When you click the symbols, you will see a pop up with facts about that feature. Have fun exploring!

 Meet The Inhabitants of Hundred Acre Hollows

Opossums

Opossum or “possums” are often thought of as a nuisance animal. However, they eat lots of ticks, beetles, and cockroaches.

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Bobcats

Bobcats are tan and brown and larger than a housecat. They have a short, “bobbed” tail which gives them their name.

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Blog Posts

Sunset in the Hollows

Hundred Acre Hollows will be open on Sunday, August 6 and 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a walk in nature and watch the sunset. We can’t guarantee you will see gopher tortoises, but they have appeared in the evenings when we have been open. Wear sneakers and...

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Sunset in the Hollows

Sunset in the Hollows Hundred Acre Hollows will be open for an evening walk on the first and third Sundays in July: July 2nd and July 16th. Wear sneakers and bug spray and don’t forget a bottle of water. Bring a...

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249 Gopher Tortoise Burrows Tagged by the Space Coast Eco Geeks

The Space Coast Eco Geeks deserve special thanks. They are four Brevard County biology teachers from West Shore, Edgewood, Bayside, and Cocoa High schools who have offered invaluable assistance to this project by studying and photographing the gopher tortoises and other wildlife on-site as part of their Eco Classroom project.

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We are a grassroots organization that survives on your generosity. Partner with us as we strive to enhance the lives of others by creating public accessible green space and creating educational experiences where people can learn about sustainability of our unique Florida environment.

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