DescriptionHigh Springs, once a mining and railroad town, now offers antiquing and recreational opportunities in a small-town atmosphere. The downtown business section, representative of old Florida, features antique shops and several historic buildings.
O'Leno State Park, one of the first state parks developed in Florida, is 6 miles north and offers camping, swimming, boating, fishing, nature trails, horseback riding trails, bicycle trails and a playground; phone (386) 454-1853.
Other state and privately owned parks with natural springs surround High Springs. Blue Springs Park, west off CR 340 at 7450 N.E. 60th St., features a boardwalk and offers swimming; phone (386) 454-1369. Ginnie Springs and Poe Springs Park, west off CR 340 at 28800 N.W. 182nd Ave., and Ichetucknee Springs State Park, 14 mi. n.w. to 12087 S.W. US 27, offer swimming, tubing, canoeing and underwater cave exploration.
Visitor InfoHigh Springs Chamber of Commerce 23517 N.W. 185th Rd. HIGH SPRINGS, FL 32643. Phone:(386)454-3120
CanoeingSanta Fe Canoe Outpost