Manatee Springs State Park


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Manatee Springs State Park


Location:At the end of SR 320, off US 98, 6 miles west of Chiefland.
Facilities:92 full-facility campsites for tents or RVs, group/youth campsites (primitive), picnic areas, pavilions, playground, food concession, canoe/kayak rentals, nature trails (8.5 miles).
Activities:Camping, boating (motor boats), canoeing, freshwater fishing, swimming, scuba diving and cave diving (for certified divers), snorkeling, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing, boat tours, guided walking tours.
Special Features:Manatee Springs is one of Florida's first-magnitude springs, producing more than 100 million gallons of fresh water daily. In winter, manatees swim upriver to spend nights in the warm waters of the headspring.
Address:11650 NW 115th St
Chiefland, FL 32626

Phone:352-493-6072
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/manateesprings
Size: 2,423 acres land; 20 acres water.

See other parks in Florida.