Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park


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Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park


Location:2 miles northwest of Gainesville, off SR 232.
Facilities:Picnic area, visitor center, nature trails (including a boardwalk system that descends to the bottom of the Devil's Millhopper).
Activities:Picnicking, wildlife viewing, guided tours.
Special Features:Designated a National Natural Landmark, Devil's Millhopper is a significant geological formation that has been visited since the early 1880s. It is a bowl-shaped cavity 120 feet deep that leads down to a miniature rainforest. Researchers have learned a great deal about Florida's natural history by studying fossil shark teeth, marine shells, and the fossilized remains of extinct land animals found in this limestone sinkhole.
Address:4732 Millhopper Rd
Gainesville, FL 32653

Phone:352-955-2008
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/devilsmillhopper
Size: 67 acres.

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