IMPORTANT PARK INFORMATION:
The North Canoe/Kayak Launch is now open, following construction of a new accessible ramp down to the river! Park at South Entrance and arrange your rental and shuttle to North Canoe/Kayak Ramp at the General Store. Shuttle also is available for private boats and paddlers. Dampier’s Landing, located at South Entrance, remains open for both watercraft rentals and private launches.
Tubing is open from both Midpoint and Dampier’s landing and tram shuttles operate year around. All rental activities begin at the South Entrance.
There are three hiking trails located at the North Entrance of the park. Trail maps are available at the Ranger Station or information booth.
A half-mile walk through the Ichetucknee forest and cypress flood plain leads to Blue Hole Spring, the largest spring in the park.
This shaded path winds along the crystal clear waters of the Ichetucknee River. The self-guided trail will take you back in time to the early 1900s, when phosphate ore was mined in the area. Walking time is approximately 30 minutes.
A frequently overlooked area of the park is the majestic sandhill, with its towering longleaf pine and wide open vistas. View the natural diversity of this unique and vanishing ecosystem. The self-guided, two-mile loop trail will take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.