About Spot :

The Ichetucknee River flows six miles through hammocks and floodplain forests. The upper 3.5-mile stretch of the river is protected with eight major springs and remains Florida’s most pristine spring-fed river. No motorized boats are allowed, visitors’ trash is minimized, and a carrying capacity is carefully enforced. From May- September its Florida’s most popular tubing destination. Visitors also enjoy swimming, canoeing, snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, wildlife viewing, and picnicking.

Otters, beavers, raccoons, alligators, turtles, wild turkeys, wood ducks, limpkins, and egrets can be seen on the river. Picnic areas, equipped with tables and grills, are available throughout the park.

Spot Address : 12087 N US Hwy 27, Fort White, FL 32038
Neighboring Florida Trail Sale Communities:
Lake City (18.47 mi NW)
Monticello (76.92 mi NW)
Barberville (97.27 mi NW)
Bushnell (97.57 mi NW)
Other Nearby Spots
Mayo Farmers’ Market (25.04 miles)
Mayo Farmers’ Market
Veterans Memorial Park, Downtown
Open October through July
Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tower View Market at John H. Hale Park
Open mid-May through July
Friday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Rainbow Springs State Park

In the 1920s, this spring was a favorite spot for tourists and locals. As the attraction grew, the river was dredged for glass bottom boat tours; and waterfalls were built on piles of phosphate tailings. A zoo, rodeo, gift shops
Silver Springs State Park
The natural beauty of Silver Springs has attracted visitors from around the world since the mid-19th century.

Silver Springs, one of the largest of Florida’s 33 first-magnitude springs, is made up of a group of springs that occur in the headwaters,
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
The park showcases native Florida wildlife, including black bears, bobcats, white-tailed deer, American alligators, American crocodiles, and river otters. Featuring an underwater observatory for manatee viewing. Manatee programs are offered three times daily. At the Wildlife Encounter programs, snakes and
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