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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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Bob E.
March 15, 2013
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Wonderful kayak float trip. River looks unspoiled for the whole trip, not a house to be seen.
Richard H.
Jan. 31, 2013
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We have "floated" the Ich many times, but I'd advise you to go when school is in session. Although most tubers are polite, there may be times when you wish...
Martin O.
Nov. 9, 2012
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Ein paar Tubes auf's Autodach und los... Der Ichetucknee Spring River ist ein "must" für jeden Floridaurlaub. Kristallklares kaltes Wasser, Fische,...
 
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Rob Magary
Rob Magary
Fire ants own the picnic tables.
 
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!
 
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.
 
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 ^^^^
 
Kameron Chao
Kameron Chao
North entrance allows 750 per day. Highly recommended if you can handle 3 hours of relaxation!
 
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.
 
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