Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park
Bulow Plantation Ruins Temporarily Flooded
The park drive loop to the mill ruins area and museum is closed due to high water over the road. The boat ramp and house site are open.
Welcome to Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park
The 150 acres of Bulow Plantation Ruins stand as a monument to the rise and fall of sugar plantations in East Florida.
In 1836, the Second Seminole War swept away the prosperous Bulow Plantation where the Bulow family grew sugar cane, cotton, rice and indigo. Ruins of the former plantation, a sugar mill, a unique spring house, several wells and the crumbling foundations of the plantation house and slave cabins show how volatile the Florida frontier was in the early 19th century.
Today, a scenic walking trail leads visitors to the sugar mill ruins, listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. The park has picnic facilities and an interpretive center that tells the plantation's history.
A boat ramp provides access for canoes and small powerboats to scenic Bulow Creek, a designated state canoe trail. Anglers can fish from the dock or a boat.
Plan Your Visit
Self-Guided Ruins Tour
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park Photo Gallery
History of BulowVille
People Make the Parks
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