San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

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San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
San Felasco Hammock entr01.jpg
Entrance to San Felasco Hammock State Park
Map showing the location of San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
Map showing the location of San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
Location Alachua County, Florida, US
Nearest city Alachua, Florida
Coordinates 29°43′44″N 82°26′31″W / 29.72889°N 82.44194°W / 29.72889; -82.44194Coordinates: 29°43′44″N 82°26′31″W / 29.72889°N 82.44194°W / 29.72889; -82.44194
Area 6,500 acres[1]
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Designated: December 1974

San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park is a Florida State Park in Alachua County, Florida. It is located northwest of Gainesville, Florida on CR 232 (Millhopper Road), just south of the town of Alachua.

Fauna[edit]

Among the wildlife of the park are feral pigs, bobcats, white-tailed deer, gray foxes, wild turkeys and many species of songbirds.

Flora[edit]

Many species of hardwood trees, the sandhill, hydric hammock and swamp plant communities, including rare plants.[1]

History[edit]

In the 18th and 19th century this had been a plantation owned by the Sanchez family. None of the original buildings remain.

Recreational activities[edit]

Activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature viewing.

Amenities include 20 miles of single-track bike, horse, and nature trails.

Hours[edit]

Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1] "Florida State Parks — SAN FELASCO HAMMOCK STATE PRESERVEh", Retrieved 2011-12-06

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