IMPORTANT PARK INFORMATION:

River Update: The Ichetucknee River is at normal water level and we are open for all river activities. Midpoint Launch closes when the limit of 3000 tubers has been met, or 3pm; and Dampier’s Landing closes at 4pm. The river closes at 5pm- please plan accordingly. Reservations are now open for Midpoint Tubing and the Dampier’s Paddle- click Book Now to reserve below. Reservations for the Paddle Ichetucknee and Extended Rivers Paddle are also open.

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