Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park
Limited Access on Nature Trail
The nature trail is open at Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park as an out-and-back trail (not a loop) due to the trail bridge closure. Views into the sinkhole are available. Please check back for bridge and nature trail updates. Plans are underway to repair the Deer Run bridge to allow for a full loop trail again. For more hiking options, visit San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park, 3.5 miles west on Millhopper Road (County Road 232).
8 a.m. to sundown, seven days a week, 365 days a year
$4 per vehicle, up to eight visitors. $2 pedestrians and bicyclists.
Welcome to Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park
This National Natural Landmark has attracted curious visitors since the 1880s.
In the midst of North Florida's sandy terrain and pine forests, a bowl-shaped cavity 120 feet deep leads down to a miniature rain forest. Small streams trickle down the steep slopes of the limestone sinkhole, disappearing through crevices in the ground. Lush vegetation thrives in the shade of the walls even in dry summers.
Researchers have learned a great deal about Florida's natural history by studying fossil shark teeth, marine shells and the fossilized remains of extinct land animals found in the sink.
Visitors can enjoy picnicking and learn more about the sinkhole through interpretive displays.
Plan Your Visit
Venture Down the Sinkhole
Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park Photo Gallery
Geology of Devil's Millhopper
People Make the Parks
Staff Spotlight, Brianna Moorehead
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