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Parks and Outdoors

Ahhh, the great outdoors. It’s what Lake City, Florida’s Springlands is all about. Whether it’s a romp in a crystalline spring, a float down a spring-fed river, fishing in a lake, walking a trail or simply relaxing under the sun just about anywhere, you can do all of it and more in Lake City, Florida’s Springlands.

The generous array of parks in Florida’s Springlands offers a wide range of experiences, from a place that commemorates Florida’s largest Civil War battle, to a vast national forest, to several parks that are set amid freshwater springs and rivers. Basically, there’s a park for just about everyone.

  • Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

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    Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park is a world-famous spot for cave diving, attracting enthusiasts from around the world. With two major springs, a spring run, and six sinkholes in perfect condition, it is also a glorious spot for nature lovers and spring fans.

  • Watertown Lake

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    Watertown Lake is a pristine 46-acre lake, full of local species of fish such as bass, blue gill, brim, and more. Watertown Lake features a boat ramp area, parking, and wonderful wildlife viewing. Great for the avid fisherman or a relaxing day on the lake.

  • The Oaks of Lake City

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    The Oaks is a master planned Equestrian and Lifestyle community located just outside of Lake City in North Florida. Complete with a community barn and miles of trails, this facility offers a wide variety of equestrian activities.

  • The Florida Trail

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    The Florida Trail is Florida’s own National Scenic Trail, a ribbon of outdoor adventure stretching from the edge of the Everglades to Pensacola Beach, with trailheads within an hour of most Florida communities.