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Mike Roess Gold Head State Park, Keystone Heights

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State Park
Gold Head Branch State Park, a Florida State Park, is 2,000 acres (8 kmĀ²) of rolling sandhills, marshes, ravines, lakes and scrub located midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville, six miles (10 km) north of Keystone Heights on SR 21. Gold Head is one of the earliest state parks in Florida. Some of its amenities, including cabins, were originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s.BiologyAmong the wildlife of the park are fox squirrels, southeastern kestrels, red-tailed hawks, bald eagles, turkeys, and gopher tortoises. The park also has pocket gopher, fox, white-tailed deer and variety of water and wading birds. The park has a diversity of wild flowers. Among them are blazing star, goldenrod, and lopsided Indian grass.
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  • The new handicap accessible cabins are lovely, as pictured. The park has a spacious meeting room facility and a landscape of shallow lakes, a spring run with a small spring, the site of a small mill, ...  more »
  • We stayed in a CCC built cabin. A bit pricey but it was an anniversary weekend getaway. Florida trail goes right through the camp. Nice picnic areas. Great for family reunions.  more »
  • Spent 2 nights in our travel trailer in the park. Spacious campsites---water and electric hook-ups---fire pit for roasting hot dogs or simply enjoy throughout the evening. Comfort stations are very cl...  more »