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Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

465 Wakulla Park Drive
Wakulla Springs, Florida   32327
(850) 561-7276
The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year.
Admission Fee:
$6.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.
$4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
Overnight Lodging:
$95.00 - $150.00 per night.
Boat Tour Fees:
$8.00 per adult.
$5.00 per child, 12 and under.
Directions: 267 just east of 319 Crawfordville Hwy.
Internationally known as one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world. Daily guided riverboat tours, swimming, birding, wildlife viewing, photography, hiking. 6,000 acres with Lodge and full service dining room overlooking the spring, horse trails, restrooms, showers, changing room.


Ochlockonee River State Park

429 State Park Road
Sopchoppy, Florida   32358
(850) 962-2771
The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year.
Campers who plan to arrive after sunset call the park before 5pm on the day of arrival to get the gate combo and instructions.
Admission Fee:
$4.00 per vehicle. Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
$4.00 Boat Launch Fee.
Camping Fee:
$18.00 per night, plus tax. Includes water and electricity. Florida residents who are 65 years of age or older or who hold a social security disability award certificate or a 100 percent disability award certificate from the Federal Government are permitted to receive a 50 percent discount on current base campsite fees. Proof of eligibility
Directions: the park is located four miles south of Sopchoppy on U.S. 319.
Picnic facilities and a swimming area are located near the scenic point where the Ochlockonee and Dead rivers intersect. Trails allow visitors to explore the park and view the diverse wildlife. A boat ramp provides easy access to the river. Both freshwater and saltwater fish inhabit the waters around the park. Full-facility campsites with access to restrooms and showers. Youth group camping is also available.


San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

148 Old Fort Road
St. Marks, Florida   32355
(850) 925-6216
The site is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Admission Fee:
No entrance fee is required to enter this park.
$2.00 per person, museum admission fee. Children 5 and younger are free.
Directions: San Marcos de Apalachee Historic State Park is located in St. Marks, off S.R. 363 on Old Fort Road.
The museum at the park displays pottery and tools unearthed near the original fort. Interpretive displays explain the history of the San Marcos site. A video recounts the days of the Spanish, English, American and Confederate forces that once occupied this site. A self-guided interpretive trail is open to visitors. Guided tours are available. A picnic area is available featuring picnic tables and barbecue grills. Tucker's Point offers a scenic view at the water's edge and is an excellent spot for fishing.


Bald Point State Park

146 Box Cut Road
Alligator Point, Florida   32346
(850) 349-9146
The site is open from 8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year.
Admission Fee:
$4.00 per vehicle. Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required. Limit eight people per vehicle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
Directions: Highway 98, south of Ochlocknee Bay. Turn south onto Alligator Road (County Road 370).
Located on Alligator Point, where Ochlockonee Bay meets Apalachee Bay, Bald Point offers a multitude of land and water activities with access to two Apalachee Bay beaches for swimming, sunbathing, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and windsurfing. Facilities include a fishing dock and picnic pavilions.


St. Marks Lighthouse

St. Mark National Wildlife Refuge
1255 Lighthouse Road
St. Marks, FL   32355
(850) 925-6121
The refuge is open year 'round, daylight hours. The Visitor Center is open Mondays - Fridays, 8am - 4 pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am - 5 pm; Closed most Federal holidays.
Admission Fee:
A $5 per car entrance fee is collected at the St. Marks Unit of the National Wildlife Refuge.
Fees for bicyclists & pedestrians are $1 per day.
An annual (12 months) pass into the St. Marks NWR can be purchased for $15.
Directions: Highway 98, east of Bloxham Cutoff Road. Turn south onto Lighthouse Road (County Road 59).
Boat ramps, nature trails and a picnic area are located within the St. Marks unit of the St. Marks NWR, and a road-side auto tour booklet is available for purchase in the visitor center. Uplands forests, forested swamps, fresh & brackish water marshes and a pristine salt water estuary ecosystem compose this unique area of Florida's Gulf Coast, making the St. Marks Unit a favorite for birders and outdoor enthusiasts alike.


Wakulla State Forest

3674 Bloxham Cutoff Road
Crawfordville, FL   32327
(850) 421-3101
Day use is from sunrise to sunset.
Admission Fee:
Florida State Forest fee schedule is in effect.
Directions: Highway 363 (Woodville Highway). Turn west onto Bloxham Cutoff Road (267). Rosa Shingles Road will be on the right.
Hiking, horseback riding, biking, picnicking, birding and nature study can be enjoyed using existing service roads, old road beds and established trails. Explore a range of different ecosystems and enjoy the stunning views of Wakulla State Forest on the Wakulla State Forest Trail System.


Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad Trail

Main Trailhead Address:
1358 Old Woodville Road
Crawfordville, FL   32327
The site is open from 8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year.
Admission Fee:
None.
Directions: Highway 363 (Woodville Highway), just north of Bloxham Cutoff Road (267).
The Tallahassee/St. Marks Historic Railroad Trail runs from Florida's capital city, past the Apalachicola National Forest, and ends in the coastal community of St. Marks. As a paved trail, it provides an excellent workout for street bikers, walkers and skaters. It also provides opportunities for horseback riding on the adjacent unpaved trail, and access to the Munson Hills Off Road Trails in the National Forest.


St. Marks Trail Boundless Playground

Main Trailhead Address:
1358 Old Woodville Road
Crawfordville, FL   32327
The site is open from 8 a.m. until sunset, 365 days a year.
Admission Fee:
None.
Directions: Highway 363 (Woodville Highway), just north of Bloxham Cutoff Road (267).
A Boundless Playground® provides recreational and educational opportunities for children with and without disabilities. DEP's Office of Greenways & Trails is proud to facilitate the creation of Boundless Playgrounds® - which contain elements that provide recreational and educational opportunities for children of all abilities - on the state's greenways and trails.


National Parks

Apalachicola National Forest

The Apalachicola National Forest is comprised of 571,088 acres, which includes 2,735 acres of water, on gently rolling flat terrain, and is the largest National Forest in Florida. Our forest contains two rivers, the Ochlockonee and the Sopchoppy, along with more than 35 boat launches and landings to provide access to the waters of Florida's national forests.

Main Walking Trails include:

  • Leon Sinks Geological Area Trail
  • Wright Lake Trail
  • Trail of Lakes
  • 5.4 miles
  • 4.5 miles
  • 6 miles

County & City Parks

The Florida Trail in the Apalachicola National Forest is certified as Florida National Scenic Trail. The entire length of the trail in the National Forest is also designated as part of the Florida Statewide Greenways and Trails System. This portion of the Florida Trail offers some of the most remote hiking areas available in the Florida.

Azalea Park

155 Azalea Drive
Crawfordville, FL   32327
(850) 926-7227
The site is open from sunrise until sunset, 365 days a year.
Admission Fee:
None.
Directions: In Crawfordville, on Highway 319, south of Wakulla Arran Road.
Walking "natural" park with benches, exercise station and two gazebos. Restrooms.


Camp Indian Springs

2387 Bloxham Cutoff Road
Crawfordville, FL   32327
(850) 926-3361
Admission Fee:
Dates & Rates
Directions: On Wakulla Springs Road (61), turn west onto Bloxham Cutoff Road (267).
YMCA Camp Indian Springs is the area's oldest and best-known camp, operating year-round, serving people of all ages. Secluded under a canopy of oak, maple, cypress knees, and pine trees, the Capital Region YMCA Camp Indian Springs' 72 acres has provided the community with camping opportunities since 1975.


Hickory Park

26 Hickory Avenue
Crawfordville, FL   32327
Admission Fee:
Parks & Recreational Fees
Directions: Downtown Crawfordville.
Playground equipment, tennis court, walking/bike trail, restroom, playground equipment, parking, security lighting, renovation of picnic facilities.


Hudson Park

21 Ochlocknee Street
Crawfordville, FL   32327
Admission Fee:
Parks & Recreational Fees
Directions:Downtown Crawfordville.
A community park in the center of Crawfordville, next to Azalea Park, festivals are held here throughout the year. Covered picnic pavilion with stage. Restrooms.


Mash Island Park

Mashes Sands Road
Panacea, FL   32346
Admission Fee:
Contact (850) 926-7227
Directions: 6 miles south-southeast of Panacea at the terminus of Mashes Sands Road (SR. 372).
For the rustic beachcomber, with its marsh grass, tidal creeks and big sky, opening onto a coastal beach. Its great for families and kids, given its low water levels, and nicely secluded for sunbathing. The beach includes a pier and a boat ramp, which are open to the public.


Medart Recreation Park

79 Recreation Drive
Crawfordville, FL   32327
Admission Fee:
Contact (850) 926-7227
Directions: Off Coastal Highway 98, south of Crawfordville.
The recreation park for Wakulla County, the sports offered are tackle and flag football, cheer leading, soccer, basketball, Girls Fast Pitch Softball, T-ball, Pitching Machine Baseball, Cal Ripken Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball, Dizzy Dean, and Adult Softball for Coed and a Men's League. The Park also has a playground and batting cage at the East-End and the West-End of the park.


Myron B. Hodge City Park

220 Park Avenue
Sopchoppy, FL   32358
(850) 962-5486
Admission Fee:
Camping: $15.00; Large Pavilion: $35.00; Small Pavilion: $25.00
Directions: From Rose Street in downtown Sopchoppy, turn onto Camelia Avenue. Then left onto Dickson Street and right onto Park Avenue.
Located on the banks of the beautiful Sopchoppy River, this 35 acre park provides a beautiful setting for the camping enthusiast. 26 RV sites and primitive sites with bath facilities are available for visitors. The Park also includes a boat launching facility, fishing piers, playgrounds, basketball court, softball field, individual and large group picnic facilites, nature trails and historic buildings.


Newport Park

8046 Coastal Highway
St. Marks, FL   32355
(850) 926-7227
Admission Fee:
Parks & Recreational Fees
Directions: On the St. Marks River off Coastal Highway 98 at Newport.
Amenities include: 5 full hookups, 20 primitive campsites, sewage hookup and treatment area, Bathhouse/restroom, Boat Ramp, Boat Dock, River observation area, and Playground.


Panacea Mineral Springs

Admission Fee:
None.
Directions: Across from the Wakulla Welcome Center in Panacea.
Panacea Mineral Springs was founded in 1895. Known for its healing properties, the seven springs are famous for their curing waters. In the early 1900's, visitors came from all over the world to bathe in the waters and stay in the Panacea Hotel. Although the hotel was destroyed by a fire, the Panacea Mineral Springs exists today.


Panacea Women's Club

115 Otter Lake Road
Panacea, FL   32346
Admission Fee:
Parks & Recreational Fees
Directions: Off Coastal Highway 98.
The Women's Club is a renting facility available for parties, reunions and other events. The building amenities include: Kitchen, Restroom facility, Baseball field, Soccer field, Basketball court, Volleyball court, and ample parking.


Shell Point

117 Beaty Taff Drive
Crawfordville, FL   32327
Admission Fee:
None.
Directions: Coastal Highway 98, turn south onto Spring Creek Highway (CR 365). Turn left onto Shell Point Road (CR 367). Continue following Shell Point Road until ends at Beaty Taff Drive.
Public swimming beach, pavillion, restrooms, volleyball, playground. Non-motorized boat launch.


Woolley Park

48 Mound Street
Panacea, FL   32346
(850) 926-7227
Admission Fee:
None.
Directions: Coastak Highway 98, south of Otter Lake Road. Turn east onto Mound Street.
Children's playground, walking trail, parking, and fishing pier. Each May the park is the site of the annual Blue Crab Festival.