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Manatee Springs State Park

 About Manatee Springs State Park

Gum & Cypress trees line Manatee Springs viewed from Suwannee River.

A NOTE FROM THE MANAGER

Larry Steed

The weather is perfect for hiking and camping here at Manatee Springs. It is a great time for enjoying the outdoors. We have great camping sites available and the wildlife is abundant. Grab a pole, catch some fish or Come join us on one of our moonlight paddles on the historic Suwannee River.

We have a lot of great programs provided by our staff for you and your family.  

 

The spring run is open to boating, be sure to bring your canoe or kayak and take a trip on the Suwannee River.

If you are a SCUBA diver, proof of certification is required and you must have a diving partner (no solo diving). All divers must check in by 3:00 p.m. and check out by 5:00 p.m.  If manatees are present in the spring, SCUBA diving is not allowed. Catfish sink is open for diving and manatees are not able to enter that location.

 Rentals, concessions, and camp store are available from Anderson's Outdoor Adventures in the concession stand at the waterfront. Call (352) 493-1699 or visit www.andersonsoutdooradventures.com for details.

DESIGNATIONS

The Great Florida Birding Trail Logo The Suwannee River Wilderness Trail Logo The Florida's Springs Logo

GETTING HERE

Manatee Springs State Park is located at the end of S.R. 320, off U.S. 98, six miles west of Chiefland.

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