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First Day Hike at Gilchrist Blue Springs

  • When: Wednesday, January 1, 2020,  9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Ruth B. Kirby Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park, 7450 N.E. 60 St. High Springs FL 32643
  • Cost: $6/vehicle

Happy new year! Enjoy a 1-mile ranger-led hike on the Blue Trail. Explore a pristine area of the park that has just recently opened to visitors, featuring hidden springs. Meet a hidden treasure, "Aric the Giant," a 350-year-old cypress tree. Learn about the history of the park and its aquifer, plants and wildlife. Whether you are a first-time visitor to our park or a regular, we hope that this First Day Hike inspires you to make our Florida State Parks an important part of your life.

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