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Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

 Activities at Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

Hiking/Nature Trail

Hiking/Nature Trail

** Interpretive Springs Trail ** Imagine tracing Peacock Springs' serpentine caves and caverns as you wind your way from spring to sink with interpretive displays containing pictures and maps showcasing what lies just below your feet. You are given a glimpse of an underwater world few venture to see; millennia-old geologic features, cave dwelling creatures, or even a cave diver gliding silently below, as you follow this 1.2 mile interpretive trail thru the parks upland plant communities. 

Participation Requirements

Pets

Pets

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Peacock Springs State Park. They must be kept on a 6-foot leash at all times and can not be left unattended for more than a half-hour. Dogs are not permitted in the springs.

Picnicking

Picnicking

Picnic facilities are available in two areas of the park. The Orange Grove Sink offers picnic tables, grills and a two-table pavilion. Peacock Springs offers picnic tables and grills. All picnic areas are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

FOR EVERYONES SAFETY THE RULES LISTED BELOW MUST BE FOLLOWED:

  • All divers must show proof of certification before diving.
  • Cavern and cave diving is available to certified dive teams in Orange Grove Sink & Peacock Springs.
  • Open water divers are allowed in Orange Grove Sink only.
  • No lights for open water dives.
  • Instructors conducting a class must have a Commercial Dive Permit.
  • Divers dive at their own risk.
  • No solo diving is permitted
  • Dives cannot extend past 5:00 p.m.
  • No scooters (DPVs) or ATVs.
  • No fishing.
Snorkeling

Snorkeling

Snorkeling is limited to Orange Grove and Peacock Springs and is dependent upon seasonal water levels. Swimmers do so at their own risk. There are no lifeguards.

Swimming

Swimming

Swimming is limited to Orange Grove and Peacock Springs and is dependent upon seasonal water levels. Swimmers do so at their own risk. There are no lifeguards.

Participation Requirements