Suwannee River State Park
Where nature and history meet in a timeless experience
8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year
$5 per vehicle
Welcome to Suwannee River State Park
On foot or by canoe, experiencing the park’s historical significance is its own timeless reward.
At the intersection of the Suwannee and Withlacoochee rivers, patches of rain lilies spring up on earthen mounds built to defend against Union Navy gunboats.
This park is alive with history. Visitors can see remnants of a 19th-century steamship and two ghost towns that have been reclaimed by the sandhill wilderness, which is home to diverse and imperiled native species.
Look out over the river or stop by Little Gem Spring, and you are treading on storied ground.
Plan Your Visit
If you are looking to get back to nature and enjoy "the Real Florida,” Suwannee River is definitely the place to be! Now is the perfect time to enjoy all that is offered at Suwannee River State Park.
Explore the Suwannee River
Stretching from southern Georgia to the Gulf of Mexico, the Suwannee River winds 246 miles! Now that's a journey. Bring your canoe or kayak, or rent one nearby, and spend the day exploring the two rivers that wind through this awesome park.
Stay Overnight at Suwannee River
Five riverside cabins will allow you to take a much-needed break in nature while maintaining the comfort and coziness of home. Park trails and the Suwannee River are easily accessed, and disconnecting from the world is encouraged in this rustic and peaceful setting.
Suwannee River State Park Photo Gallery
Trails of Suwannee
Wander down any one of the many trails at Suwannee River State Park and experience the abundance of flora and fauna that may be found along the banks of this historic river.
People Make the Parks
Staff Spotlight, Amy Bauer
Amy has always known she wanted to work with nature and animals. After studying Wildlife Ecology, it was a natural step for her to find work with the Florida Park Service to protect our natural resources.
Lannes Morris-Murphy has been volunteering for just under one year. She has accomplished a lot in a short time.
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Big Shoals State Park
Big Shoals State Park features the largest whitewater rapids in Florida. Limestone bluffs towering 80 feet above the banks of the Suwannee River afford outstanding vistas not found anywhere else in Florida.
Little Shoals Entrance: 11330 S.E. County Road 135, or Big Shoals Entrance: 18738 S.E. 94th St.
White Springs FL 32096