Note: Advance reservations are strongly encouraged for both tubing and paddling. Reservations will both ensure your float experience on your selected date and get you on the river more quickly upon your arrival at the park. Liability waivers are required for both tubing and paddling and should be completed online as part of the reservation process.
Spring-fed rivers, lush canopies and cool swimming holes.
Discover the beauty of Ichetucknee State Park.
Ichetucknee State Park is home to the pristine Ichetucknee River, a crystalline natural waterway which flows six miles through shaded hammocks and floodplain forests. The upper 3.5 mile stretch of the river is protected in the state park and contains eight major springs.
The Ichetucknee Head Spring is a National Natural Landmark. The Head Spring, along with eight other named springs feed the Ichetucknee River, creating a blue-green waterway that is a pleasant 72 degrees. No motorized boats are allowed ensuring the preservation of this natural beauty.
Ichetucknee Springs State Park is perfect for tubing, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
Although well-known for its warm weather tubing, the 2,669-acre Ichetucknee Springs State Park is also a wildlife haven, where beaver, otter, gar, softshell turtle, wild turkey, wood duck, and limpkin all find a home.
Three nature trails also guide visitors through the lush park forest or through a majestic sandhill environment with towering longleaf pines.
For the Blue Hole Spring, Ichetucknee Head Spring, hiking, bike trails and food truck.
For tubing, tube rentals, canoe/kayak/SUP rentals, Educational and Exhibit Center, food and sundry supplies.
8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year.
An entrance fee is required. Additional user fees may apply.
All plants, animals and park property are protected. Collection, destruction or disturbance is prohibited.
Pets are not permitted on or near the water. Where allowed, pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet and well-behaved at all times.
Fishing is prohibited within the park.
Scuba diving is permitted year-round. No open water diving, divers must be cave certified.
Tobacco products are not permitted on the river. Food and drink are permitted on the river in nondisposable containers only.
Alcohol, floating coolers, fireworks
and hunting are prohibited.