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Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

 About Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

Looking straight ahead at a wooden boardwalk with handrails heading through the woods.


Amy Conyers

Summer is fading and cooler fall weather is on its way at Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park. The water levels are up and the beautiful springs and sinks are looking their very best.  Peacock Springs State Park is a unique place which offers thousands of feet of underwater passageways for cave certified divers to explore, connecting springs and sinks all over the property. Orange Grove Sink is available for open water certified divers as well. Visitors who are not diving can enjoy the view of the springs, take a swim, bring a picnic lunch or take a stroll down the nature trail. Our Interpretive Trail traces the underground pathways that divers explore and offers a breathtaking veiw of Olsen Sink from the trail overlook, providing visitors with a firsthand look into the Florida Aquifer. Information and photos of the world underfoot will greet you along the way.  Peacock Springs is a special place worth visiting in any season.

NOTE: Bonnet Springs is currently closed to all activities due to resource protection. Please feel free to enjoy all of the other amenities that Peacock Springs State Park has to offer.


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Peacock Springs State Park is located 16 miles southwest of Live Oak on State Road 51, two miles east of Luraville on Peacock Springs Road. From Live Oak, take SR 51 South approximately 17 miles to Luraville. Turn left on 180th Street, go approximately 2 miles. Park entrance is on your right. From Mayo, take SR 51 North approximately 7 miles to Luraville. Turn right on 180th Street and go approximately 2 miles. Park entrance is on the right.