Suwannee River State Park
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Map showing the location of Suwannee River State Park
Map showing the location of Suwannee River State Park
Map showing the location of Suwannee River State Park
Map showing the location of Suwannee River State Park
LocationSuwannee County, Florida, United States
Nearest cityLive Oak, Florida
Coordinates30°22′44″N 83°09′57″W / 30.378811°N 83.165785°W / 30.378811; -83.165785Coordinates: 30°22′44″N 83°09′57″W / 30.378811°N 83.165785°W / 30.378811; -83.165785
Governing bodyFlorida Department of Environmental Protection

Suwannee River State Park is a Florida State Park located near Live Oak. It offers some of the best backcountry canoeing opportunities in the state. Visitors can see cypress trees, southern magnolia, herons, American coots, turtles and hawks. The park is open year-round.

Recreational Activities

The park has such amenities as birding, boating, cabins, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, wildlife viewing and full camping facilities. Snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving are not permitted, but are available at nearby Falmouth and Ellaville springs.

See also

Gallery

  • Entrance to the park
    Entrance to the park
  • Boardwalk leading to Confederate earthworks
    Boardwalk leading to Confederate earthworks
  • Footbridge over Lime Sink Run
    Footbridge over Lime Sink Run
  • River
    River
  • Trails
    Trails
  • Confluence of the Withlacoochee (center) and the Suwannee (foreground)
    Confluence of the Withlacoochee (center) and the Suwannee (foreground)