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Ichetucknee Springs State Park

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12087 S.W. U.S. 27
Fort White, Florida 32038

(386) 497-4690

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Green vegetation along Ichetucknee Springs. Photo by Sherryl Huseonica.

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***On August 19th, 2014, the first stage of repair work on the head spring wall has been started. We ask that you do not go on or in that fenced area until work is completed. We thank all of you for your patience during this process!***

Tubing from the north end to the Last Takeout is open at this time. The river level has been dropping causing stronger currents around Dampier's Landing and the Last Take-out Dock, please plan your exit off the river prior to reaching those points. Float times are 3 hours from the North to the Last Takeout. Float time from Midpoint to Last Takeout: 1.5 hours. From Dampier's Landing to Last Takeout 45 minutes.

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The crystalline Ichetucknee River flows six miles through shaded hammocks and wetlands before it joins the Santa Fe River. In 1972, the head spring of the river was declared a National Natural Landmark by the U. S. Department of the Interior. From the end of May until early September, tubing down the river is the premier activity in the area. In addition to tubing, visitors can enjoy picnicking, snorkeling, canoeing, swimming, hiking, and wildlife viewing. October through March scuba diving is available in the Blue Hole only (you must be cave certified). White-tailed deer, raccoons, wild turkeys, wood ducks and great blue herons can be seen from the river. Picnic areas, equipped with tables and grills, are available throughout the park. A full-service concession offers food, refreshments, and outdoor products from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Tubes plus snorkeling and diving equipment can be rented from private vendors outside the park located four miles northwest of Fort White, off State Roads 47 and 238.