O'Leno State Park. 410 SE O'Leno Park Road High Springs, FL 32643 386-454-
1853. One of the original Florida State Parks, O'Leno was built on the banks of
the Santa Fe River by the CCC in the 1930's. Enjoy the view of the river from the
suspension bridge. Hike along the river bank to the "sink" where the river ... ...
The Gainesville Community Playhouse is one of the oldest community theaters in
the state of Florida. Our first play, The Pied Piper of Hamlin, was produced in
1927 and we have been producing quality plays and musicals ever since. In
2006, we moved into our present facility, the magnificent Vam York Theater, a
210-seat ... ...
100 Savannah Blvd Micanopy, FL 32667 352-466-3397. Paynes Prairie Preserve
State Park is the top attraction in the Gainesville area for naturalists and outdoor
enthusiasts, from birders to hikers and bikers. Also a National Landmark, Paynes
Prairie is biologically and historically, geologically, and historically unique. ...
La Chua Trail leads to Alachua Sink and the center of the prairie marsh and
wetlands. Abundant wildlife including alligators and migratory sandhill cranes.
Platform at trail's end provides panoramic views. 3 miles round-trip. La Chua Trail
leads to Alachua Sink and the center of the prairie marsh and wetlands.
Abundant ... ...
The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo houses 70 species, and 250 individual
animals in its collection, including white handed gibbons, red ruffed lemurs,
ocelots, bald eagles, Galapagos tortoises, African grey parrots, and Matschie's
tree kangaroo. The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is Gainesville's community
zoo and the ... ...
But the main attraction is definitely Paynes Prairie, Florida's first state preserve
park and a true natural wonder. Almost 300 types of animals and birds can be
seen here, including bison, wild horses, and alligators. There are also roadways
and trails throughout the preserve, commonly used for biking and hiking activities
The brick building housed one of the earliest private banks in the State of Florida.
Col. Henry F. Dutton, a Union Army veteran from Vermont, came to Gainesville in
1873 during the reconstruction period. He established the H. F. Dutton Co.,
dealing primarily in cotton and phosphate. In addition, he and his partners also ... ...
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. 100 Savannah Blvd Micanopy, FL 32667
352-466-3397. Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park is the top attraction in the
Gainesville area for naturalists and outdoor enthusiasts, from birders to hikers
and bikers. Also a National Landmark, Paynes Prairie is biologically and
historically, ... ...