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Geology in Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park
The wildness that epitomizes North Florida and its natural beauty is on full display. Originally named Peacock Springs State Park, the Nature Conservancy purchased the land in 1985, and the State acquired it in 1993. The park’s name was amended in 2011 to honor the late Wes Skiles for his documentary filmmaking, springs advocacy, and contributions to cave exploration.
Geology at Madison Blue Spring State Park
Madison Blue Spring is world famous for underwater cave diving and exploration, while the Withlacoochee River provides ample opportunities for paddling adventures. The spring’s clear blue waters originate from the lower Oligocene Suwannee Limestone, part of the Floridan aquifer system.