Suwannee River State Park


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Suwannee River State Park


Location:13 miles west of Live Oak, off US 90.
Facilities:30 full-facility campsites, 5 fully-equipped cabins, 2 youth group tent camping areas, 2 picnic pavilions (in addition to picnic tables at the campsites), nature trails, boat ramp.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, freshwater fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, tram tours.
Special Features:A high bluff in the park overlooks the spot where the Withlacoochee River flows into the Suwannee on its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Other features at the park that show the Suwanee's importance to Florida history include long mounds of earthworks built during the Civil War by Confederate troops to guard against incursions by Union Navy gunboats, a cemetery that's one of the state's oldest, and a paddlewheel shaft from a 19th Century steamboat.
Address:20185 County Rd 132
Live Oak, FL 32060

Phone:386-362-2746
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/suwanneeriver
Size: 1,870 acres land; 64 acres water.

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