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River Rise Preserve State Park

373 SW US Hwy 27
High Springs, FL 32643
386-454-1853

River Rise Preserve State Park derives its name from the area where the Santa Fe River reemerges after going underground within O’Leno State Park. Surrounded by quiet woods and huge trees visitors can enjoy a day of fishing, hiking, biking or horseback riding. Wildlife viewing is abundant.

River Rise Preserve State Park derives its name from the area where the Santa Fe River reemerges after going underground within O’Leno State Park. Surrounded by quiet woods and huge trees visitors can enjoy a day of fishing, hiking, biking or horseback riding. River Rise Preserve State Park provides visitors with 35 miles of trails to explore. With 18 different natural communities, many sinkhole lakes and limestone outcroppings there is always something beautiful and interesting to see within the preserve.

At the end of the day, equestrians can camp overnight with their horses at the horse camp complete with primitive campsites, restrooms and a 20 stall horse barn available on a first come, first serve basis. The trail head and camping facilities are located 2 miles west of High Springs on Hwy. 27.

Admission to River Rise is collected and a gate combination is given to visitors at the O’Leno State Park ranger station located 6 miles north of High Springs on Hwy. 441.

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