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Ichetucknee Springs State Park

 
12087 S.W. U.S. 27 Fort White, FL 32038
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The crystalline Ichetucknee River flows six miles through shaded hammocks and wetlands before it joins the Santa Fe River. In 1972, the head spring of the river was declared a National Natural Landmark by the U. S. Department of the Interior. From the end of May until early September, tubing down the river is the premier activity in the area. In addition to tubing, visitors can enjoy picnicking, snorkeling, canoeing, swimming, hiking, and wildlife viewing.

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Holt T.
July 9, 2016
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I will start by saying the ichetucknee is a beautiful park within the state park system and the two star rating is not relating to the beauty of the park...
Jessica K.
Aug. 11, 2016
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Fantastic, fun, beautiful place. Tip, bring water shoes and your own inflatables to save some $.... And snacks!
Bill L.
Aug. 25, 2016
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I discovered Ichetucknee Springs and river back in the 80's while living in Jacksonville. It's about 1-1/2 hour ride from Jacksonville to reach the park....
 
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Visit Gainesville
Visit Gainesville
This popular park is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Arriving early is recommended as the park fills up quickly.
 
Sunny Dunn
Sunny Dunn
Check out Blue Spring with some goggles, amazing!
 
Ruth S
Ruth S
Arrive early because the park only allows a certain amount of people down the river each day!
 
Rob Magary
Rob Magary
Fire ants own the picnic tables.
 
Ford Quarterman
Ford Quarterman
This river used to be a white sand bottom. Now the state park doesn't want you to even touch the grass in the river. Definitely not as pretty as I once remember!
 
René LePaul
René LePaul
Love it!!!!! Great tubing, great camping. Perfect day trip!
 
Deborah Hills
Deborah Hills
Bring your snorkel gear for exploring underwater.
 
Erick M
Erick M
Great place for a float trip. Make sure you grab your tube before you arrive - about 2 miles from the south entrance.
 
Kameron Chao
Kameron Chao
North entrance allows 750 per day. Highly recommended if you can handle 3 hours of relaxation!
 
Bring sunblock and sunglasses
 
Andy P
Andy P
The water is very cold here.
 
KT Tonner
KT Tonner
Expect a long line on weekends.
 
Walter Pickel
Walter Pickel
One of the most beautiful rivers in Florida
 
Josh Henderson
Josh Henderson
No shit Sherlock ^^^^
 
Tom Townsend
Tom Townsend
Get here early.
 
Amanda Bennett
Amanda Bennett
Bring snorkels or SCUBA gear. Beware of the seaweed. Very relaxing and beautiful!
 
Jodi McKeithan
Jodi McKeithan
If you want to get in the North entrance get there by 8am. They close it early.
 
Burke Coleman
Burke Coleman
It's just gorgeous.. magical.. crystal clear waters, huge, and abundant cypress trees.. kayaking this river was blissful.
 
Morgan Watson
Morgan Watson
Water is pretty cold but once you get used to it it's a fun place to be
 
 
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