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Get Outdoors!

Gainesville, and really all of Alachua County, might just be an outdoor enthusiast’s dream destination.

With world-class fishing, snorkeling, canoeing, tubing and kayaking, there’s always plenty to do on the water. On land, those so inclined may enjoy birding, hiking, biking, fishing and pretty much everything else under the sun.

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Horse jumping over obstacle, schooling in the outdoor arena

Alachua County Agricultural and Equestrian Center

23100 W Newberry Rd
Newberry, FL 32669
352-472-6758
Barr Hammock North Trail

Barr Hammock Preserve

14920 SE 11th Dr
Micanopy, FL 32667
352-264-6868 |
Bivens Arm

Bivens Arm Nature Park

3650 S Main St
Gainesville, FL 32608
352-334-5067 |
Boulware Springs Park historic waterworks building

Boulware Springs Park and Historic Waterworks

3300 SE 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32641
352-334-5067 |
Cellon Oak Park sunset

Cellon Oak Park

4100 NW 169th Pl
Gainesville, FL 32653
352-264-6868 |
Cofrin Nature Park

Cofrin Nature Park

4810 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
352-334-5067 |
Deep Springs Organic Farm

Deep Spring Farm

16419 W County Rd 1491
Alachua, FL 32615
352-507-8127 |
The Devil's Millhopper Boardwalk

Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park

4732 Millhopper Rd
Gainesville, FL 32653
352-955-2008 |
Dogwood Park Gainesville FL

Dogwood Park & Daycare

5505 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
352-335-1919 |
Dudley Farm

Dudley Farm Historic State Park

18730 W Newberry Rd
Newberry, FL 32669
352-472-1142 |
Runners on the track at Fred Cone Park

Fred Cone Park

2841 East University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32641
352-334-5067 |
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

3400 SE 15 St
Gainesville, Hawthorne, FL 32641
352-466-3397 |