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Ichetucknee Springs State Park

12087 SW US Highway 27, Fort White, FL 32038-4820
+1 386-497-4690
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Fall/ winter is the best time to go. I brought my own kayak and went down the river. Saw lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Laura B
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We were here on Dec 23 and it's amazing how many folks we spoke to who had no idea it was open for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Audrey W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“blue hole” (63 reviews)
“north entrance” (89 reviews)
“head spring” (30 reviews)
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12087 SW US Highway 27, Fort White, FL 32038-4820
+1 386-497-4690
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fall/ winter is the best time to go. I brought my own kayak and went down the river. Saw lots of wild life and the water is clear.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here on Dec 23 and it's amazing how many folks we spoke to who had no idea it was open for canoeing and kayaking. Clearly this is the "off season." We parked at the north entrance. The gate was not manned and had...More

Thank Audrey W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both of the springs were amazing! We went in the middle of the week and there were almost zero other people there! The best part of the trip was the tube ride. Water was super clear and very nice. Very beautiful area! Definitely would do...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 December 2017

The beauty and quietude of this state park took our breath away. With perfect blue skies and sweater-and-jacket weather, we enjoyed hiking along the paths along the river. But we were dazzled by the beautiful blue-green springs...wow! This park is worlds apart from the typical...More

Thank DiningOutinTampaBay
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park and relaxing. I like to ride in a tube down the river from the halfway point.

1  Thank allywanders
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Ok so it's a school day in November and there were only a couple of other kayaks, but we enjoyed the total calm and tranquility of floating through the natural springs and rivers. The scenery was fabulous, turtles everywhere, clear water and fish a jumping....More

Thank adriancooper5
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the south entrance about 10 am, payed $6 to enter the park. At this time we were almost alone and the girl in the shop, renting out tubes as well, was extremely helpful and super friendly. We rented the largest inflatable boat,...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Not knowing what to expect, my husband and I stopped by the springs on a recent trip to St. Augustine. We thought it might be a fun way to break up the drive from South Florida and enjoy nature for a couple of hours. We...More

1  Thank suzanne577
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Muuito relaxante para adultos e para os jovens adultos e criancas. Very relaxing day trip for adults and fun for the younger teenagers /children. A raw, natural way to experience Florida outdoors WITHOUT electronics (other than cameras or cell phones for pictures!) Get there early.......More

Thank solofishergal
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I want to correct the statement given by another reviewer that the park is closed after labor day.. It's open year round from 8 am to sundown.

4  Thank yorana
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12 January 2018|
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Response from allywanders | Reviewed this property |
Blue springs is my favorite! But I like all the small hidden springs in north Florida the ones that have no names :)
Jessica R
24 July 2017|
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Response from kasey47 | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Friday and arrived around 8:15. We were the first ones there.
Stacey M
4 July 2017|
Response from FlLovers2017 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so.