Suwannee River State Park, Live Oak

4.5
#103 of 184 in Nature in Florida
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 ActivitiesThe 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.File:SuwanneeRiverStatePark.jpg
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  • July 18, 2017
    This is a great park with great trails. My husband and I love to walk our dogs here. Definitely check out the little springs!  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    First time I had ever been in the Suwannee River. I didn't have historical data to refer to. No warnings. A Sturgeon ( as I later learned) came from the water, lifting its entire body out of the water...  more »
  • July 3, 2017
    . . . . and bugs! Bring DEET. We wandered off the main Interstate to see this historic river. It's legends and significance in Georgia's and Florida's is tantamount in the understanding of its importa...  more »
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  • May 4, 2017
    Nice trails along the river. Neat little camping ground. Not too far from other parks and springs. The Suwanee River is the oldest river in Florida and has a lot of culture and natural history you can learn about it here. Right next to the Florida Trail too, so through hikers can stop in to camp and possibly refresh.
  • May 19, 2017
    Very poor campground. Dirty sites on top of each other. Trails and picnic area okay. Staff not very helpful.
  • June 27, 2017
    Beautiful, fun, exciting and more. You must put it on your bucket list of things to do.
  • December 6, 2016
    Small Park. Not much to do. Only two trails. River is way below land impossible to get to. Boat ramp is long and very steep, to the point it's dangerous. But campground is very nice. Only 30 sites.
  • March 24, 2017
    IHOP's pancakes are good, but just not as good as Cracker Barrel's in my opinion. So if you have a choice between the two... :-)

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