Tour the Koreshan Settlement

A view of a rustic cabin on the Koreshan settlement.

Experience the past at the Koreshan settlement as you walk among houses and buildings of the late 1800s and follow the preserved bamboo trails throughout Koreshan State Park. Explore the place where the settlers of the Koreshan Unity lived, worked and thrived for decades.  

Guided tours are offered year-round. The tours, guided by our knowledgeable volunteer and ranger staff, will immerse you in the life of the Koreshans and show what it was like to live here. For a schedule of tours or to purchase a ticket, visit the Friends of Koreshan State Park website.

Hallow Earth

See food prepared from scratch and cooked in a 19th-century wood-burning stove, and visit the industrial area to check out the 1929 Fairbanks-Morse Engine and the machine shop.

The Koreshans were known not only known for their unique belief system but also for their innovative use of electricity. They not only provided electricity for the residents of the settlement but also for their neighbors in the area.

Be sure to walk the bamboo trails that were cultivated by the Koreshans. The bamboo is not a native plant of Florida but has been preserved as a part of this area’s unique history.

Enjoy learning about the Koreshan belief system, how the settlement came to be and its eventual dissolution. This tour is a fun-filled experience that captures a significant part of the area’s history.