COVID-19 Update

Ichetucknee Springs State Park, South Entrance on US 27, is now open! Tube rentals, Tram transportation to the Midpoint Tube Launch, and the General Store are open daily. We are also renting Kayaks, Canoes and Stand-up Paddleboards at the South Entrance General Store, launching from Dampier’s Landing or the north canoe launch. Boaters start at the South Entrance for transportation to your launch point. The Head Spring, Blue Hole, and North Hiking Trails are now open at the North Entrance. Online reservations are not currently available due to limited park capacity. Protective face coverings are required on shuttle vans, buses and TRAMS.

We are taking precautions to help ensure your safe visit, but we need your help. Please observe social distancing guidelines at all times during your visit to the park, and remember to bring your face masks. Remember, we’re in this together!

***PROTECTIVE FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL IN-PARK TRANSPORTATION INCLUDING SHUTTLE VANS, BUSES, AND TRAMS.***

Birding & wildlife

Experience nature

Ichetucknee Springs State Park is a part of the Great Florida Birding Trail and offers visitors ample opportunity to bird watch throughout the park. Bird enthusiasts might expect to see a variety of water birds, American kestrel, northern bobwhite, eastern wild turkey, barred owl, red-headed woodpecker, Bachman’s sparrow and many more. Bring your binoculars and checklist on your next visit!

Wildlife is abundant around Ichetucknee Springs. During your visit, you may spot many different species including manatees, turtles, river otters or gopher tortoise. 

Keep a keen eye out for the smallest park residents, such as the Ichetucknee Siltsnail, Santa Fe Cave Crayfish and numerous species of butterflies.

Click on the map to download the hiking brochure