Ichetucknee Springs State Park


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Ichetucknee Springs State Park


Location:4 miles northwest of Fort White, off State Roads 47 and 238.
Facilities:Picnic areas, covered pavilions, hiking trails, food concession, in-park shuttle, visitor center.
Activities:Canoeing, tubing, swimming, scuba diving (only at Blue Hole Spring, and divers must be cave certified), snorkeling, hiking, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Ichetucknee's head spring was declared a National Natural Landmark by the US Dept of the Interior in 1972. It is one of a series of named springs along the Ichetucknee River that produce 233 million gallons of fresh water daily.
Address:12087 SW US Hwy 27
Fort White, FL 32038

Phone:386-497-2511
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/ichetuckneesprings
Size: 2,512 acres land; 22.5 acres water.

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Among the planting locations chosen for the trees were Gunnison Ranger District, Colo.; Lassen National Forest, Calif.; Rio Grande National Forest, Colo.; Lillooet, British Columbia, Canada; the Ichetucknee Springs State Park and Silver Springs State Park, Fla.; and South Quay Sandhills and Chub Sandhill State Natural Area Preserves, Va.
From late Memorial Day until Labor Day, Ichetucknee Springs State Park resembles a bustling summer camp.