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O'Leno State Park

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410 S.E. O'Leno Park Road
High Springs, Florida 32643

(386) 454-1853

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Santa Fe River flowing with sandy shore on left and right full of trees and dense vegetation.

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Due to high waters in the Upper Santa Fe River the O’Leno Swimming Area, and River Trail; along with, at River Rise Preserve: the Sweetwater Primitive Campsite and all trails in River Rise Preserve East are closed because of overflow from the river flooding the interior of both parks. All other facilities at O’Leno SP, and to include the River Rise West Horse Barn, Primitive Equestrian Camping, and adjacent trails are open. Currently the river has crested yesterday and is slowly receding. Storms predicted this weekend and early next week may cause the river to rise again or prolong flooding.  9/12/14

 Welcome to O'Leno State Park

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 three miles away in the River Rise State Preserve. One of Florida's first state parks, O'Leno was first developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s. The suspension bridge built by the CCC still spans the river. Visitors can picnic at one of the pavilions or fish in the river for their dinner. Canoes and bicycles are available for rent. While hiking the nature trails, visitors can look for wildlife and enjoy the beauty of native plants. The shady, full-facility campground is the perfect place for a relaxing overnight stay. Located on U.S. 441, six miles north of High Springs.