Florida State Parks

Northwest Region

Florida has approximately 150 state parks Three of more unusaul and scinic parks are located in the northwest part of the state.

Blackwater River State Park
Activities at Blackwater include camping, picnicking,fishing, nature trails, boating, and canoeing. This 590-acre park is located in Holt, Florida. TheBlackwater River is one of the purer sand-bottom rivers in the world.
Ponce de Leon Spring State Park http://www.floridastateparks.org/poncedeleonsprings/
Activities within this park include fishing, nature trails, picnicking, and swimming. Numerous springs are found within the park.Ponce de Leon Spring State Park


The main spring in the park is created through the merging of two flows from a limestone cavity. These two flows producemore than 14 million gallons of crystal-clear water daily.


falling waters state parkFalling waters State Park
This park is located in Chipley, Florida. The park derives its name from one of Florida’s more notable geological features: a 67-foot waterfall.

It also is known for the Falling Waters Sink. The sink is a 100-foot-deep, 20-foot-wide cylindrical pit. Into the pit flows a small stream, which drops 67 feet to the bottom of the sink. The destination of the water is not yet known.

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