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great place

spent a week all the rangers were helpful and nice ,the buildings were beautiful and so was all the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Live Oak, Florida
Beautiful Park

This is one of the better State Parks in Florida. Nice grounds, good trails, lots of trails... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
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“state park”(36 reviews)
Located along the banks of the scenic Santa Fe River, a tributary of the Suwannee River, the park features sinkholes, hardwood hammocks, river swamps, and sandhills. As the river courses through the park, it disappears underground and reemerges over...more
410 SE Oleno Park Rd, High Springs, FL 32643-1119
+1 386-454-1853
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 February 2011

Stayed in February with family of four in a popup. Sights are roomy and private with sensible layouts. Campground is extremely well maintained and bathrooms were clean. Great playground areas, neat historical buildings, and plenty of biking and hiking. Canoeing is also very good, upriver...More

8  Thank The_Griswald_Crew
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 January 2015

This a fairly nice park. If you are camping with others, make your reservation together. There are two loops. One is dogwood and the other is magnolia. They are just a bit over two miles apart. We camped with five groups and it made it...More

5  Thank Terryhpowell
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We are veteran trail walkers in the Florid pRks system, and annual members of the parks. These trails have lost their blazes and the map is very confusing. We finally realise we were lost and just doubled back. It takes so little to walk a...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

spent a week all the rangers were helpful and nice ,the buildings were beautiful and so was all the walks

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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the better State Parks in Florida. Nice grounds, good trails, lots of trails. Campsites are separated by split rail fence. Not a lot of green space between for privacy.

Thank One_Happy_Sailor
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We only stopped here for one night and were delighted with the camp site. We were impressed with the expansive things to do at this state park. We would like to go back and stay for a few days or more to explore the horseback...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and his friends come up here in the winter for camping in the bunk houses. He’s been coming for years and we happen to be in the area so he wanted to take me to see the area. Very serene location. Was raining...More

Thank Robyn L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

very pretty and walking over the bridge is fun for the kids. you can walk the trails and the river is nice to look at also. there are deer to be seen. very clean park.

Thank lindan677
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We enjoy visiting and walking the shorter trail that crosses the suspension bridge. The trail is well marked and our dogs enjoy the scents. The river is nice to walk next to and the tree cover provides nice shade. The trail has benches and places...More

Thank I6402TAmatthews
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I stayed at O'leno with my family in June 2018. We found the campground quiet and well maintained. Well worth the drive for my family from all ends of Florida. We brought bikes and biked the roadways and then hiked the trails. Saturday morning we...More

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We had a one night stay in the campground. Was in the forest with a clean and spacious site. Friendly ranger in the station provided many area attractions and trails information. Would stay again.

1  Thank AdjustingOurCompass
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Park is not very large and some areas are off limits. Great for nature and photographing the local animals. We did see one deer.

1  Thank TravelerforBees
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28 August 2018|
Response from One_Happy_Sailor | Reviewed this property |
Laurel G
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Response from One_Happy_Sailor | Reviewed this property |
Currently due to heavy rainfall the river is almost at flood stage and it would be really difficult to paddle against the flow upstream.
26 January 2017|
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Response from leahkashouty | Reviewed this property |
I think most sites are sand. Beware of the deer ticks. They are very tiny and hard to see.