Get Outdoors!

Bike, Hike or Just Change Your View – Explore Gainesville and Alachua County’s Bountiful Outdoor Open Spaces

North Florida is home to over 1,000 freshwater springs and the largest collection of First Magnitude fresh water springs in the United States. The springs are a perfect way to get outside and explore the natural side of the state. Did you know the crystal clear water flows from underground at a refreshing 72 degrees Fahrenheit, or 22 degrees Celsius, all year round? Make sure to add a visit to the springs to your Gainesville and Alachua County itinerary.

Find the park that suits you best! Most of the parks and trails in Alachua County have reopened including – Alachua County Parks, Playgrounds and Preserves including Poe Springs on weekends, city parks, Alachua Conservation Trust preserves and all Florida State Parks.

When enjoying the outdoors, please strictly adhere to public health safety guidelines, keep 6 feet away from others, avoid large groups of people and follow all State and local ordinances. Note that due to the changing environment and regulations, open hours are subject to change and some facilities may not be available.

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Ironwood Golf Course

Ironwood Golf Course

2100 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
352-393-8500 |
Meadowbrook Golf Club

Meadowbrook Golf Club

3200 NW 98 St
Gainesville, FL 32606
352-332-0577 |
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Turkey Creek Golf Course

11400 Turkey Creek Blvd.
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 518-6815 |