Directions to the Suncoast Youth Conservation Center at The Florida Conservation and Technology Park (FCTC)

Suncoast Youth Conservation Center
6650 Dickman Rd.
Apollo Beach, FL 33572
Phone: (813) 922-7980

Take Interstate 75 to Apollo Beach, Exit #246.
Turn west on Big Bend Road (C.R. 672).
Travel 2.5 miles west to the curve intersection of Big Bend and Dickman roads.
The Manatee Viewing Center entrance is on the right.


To continue to the Suncoast Youth Conservation Center at FCTC:

  • Proceed past the Manatee Viewing Center on your right.
  • Pass Noonan Branch Road, also on your right.
  • Enter the parking lot at the next driveway on your right.
  • You can't miss the blue tarpon mailbox!