October 18, 2014
INCREDIBLE AUTUMN WILDFLOWERS
Ichetucknee Springs State Park
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Trying to put names to some of the fantastic blooms of north-central Florida in the fall? Come join this short hike into Ichetucknee’s fabulous sandhills for a slice of autumn splendor!
The tour will begin in front of the Education Center at the South Entrance of the park, off U.S. Highway 27. This event is open for all ages and levels of experience. Some portions of the hike will be in off-trail areas, so long pants, sturdy shoes, insect repellent, and a passion for wildflowers are highly recommended.
Fees: Park entrance fee of $6.00 per vehicle (up to 8 people).
Contact: For more information, call 386-497-4690.
Ichetucknee Springs State Park is located four miles northwest of Fort White, off State Roads 47 and 238. From the south, take I-75 north to exit 399. Take US 441 north to the city of High Springs. Take US 27 north to Ft. White, stay on US 27 north approximately 4 miles to the South Park Entrance.
Dogs are only permitted on the Trestle Point and Pine Ridge Trails located at the North End.
Dogs are not permitted on the trails to the springs or river or in the springs or river.