IMPORTANT PARK INFORMATION:

We are open! Park entry and river activities are available on a first come, first served basis. No reservations at this time. 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 open at the North Entrance. No tubing from the North Entrance. Protective face coverings are recommended on 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