O'Leno State Park


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O'Leno State Park


Location:On US 441, 6 miles north of High Springs.
Facilities:61 full-facility campsites, primitive camping (3 youth camps, 1 hike-in camp, 1 horse camping area), group camp with 17 cabins, dining hall, kitchen, recreation hall, bathhouses; picnic area, shelters, playground areas; hiking, biking, and horse trails; canoe and bicycle rentals.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, freshwater fishing, swimming, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, bicycling, wildife viewing.
Special Features:Park is located on the banks of the scenic Santa Fe River, a tributary of the Suwannee River. Inside park property, the Santa Fe River disappears and flows underground for three miles before resurfacing again. Other interesting natural features include sinkholes, hardwood hammock, river swamp, and sandhill communities. The park was first developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and the suspension bridge they built still spans the river.
Address:410 SE Oleno Park Rd
High Springs, FL 32643

Phone:386-454-1853
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/oleno
Size: 1,714 acres land; 27 acres water.

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At O'Leno State Park, on its way to meet the Suwannee, the Santa Fe makes an unexpected detour.