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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.

  • Bienville Plantation

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    Bienville Plantation is known by outdoor sportsmen all over the world! Bienville is the place to stay if you are looking for that special getaway. Alligator hunting, fishing for large mouth bass, and many other activities await!

    Fishing Gourmet Chefs On-Site Accommodation Wildlife Viewing

  • Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park

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    Welcome to the newest state park in Florida! Gilchrist Springs is the jewel of Gilchrist County, a hugely popular vacation spot because of its Spring Run and the High Spring. It’s proof of the natural beauty of Florida, the Sunshine State’s best kept open secret.

    Camping Concession Stand Geo-Seeking Hiking Trails Natural Springs Pavilions Swimming Wildlife Viewing

  • The Country Club at Lake City

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    The Country Club at Lake City is a beautiful Championship Par 72, an 18-hole golf course designed by Willard Byrd. It is Lake City's premier golf course and provides players of every caliber an exciting day on the links.

  • Rum 138

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    Rum 138 is more than a business, it's a destination. Take a paddle, view fine art about the Florida springs, enjoy good food, listen to live music, and learn more about our beautiful, world-renowned springs at its resource center.