Located just off Newberry Road, John Mahon Nature Park features a loop trail
through the forest. Visitors can enjoy upland mixed forest, hydric hammock, and
former upland pine forest as they hike the trail. The park serves as a memorial to
Dr. John Mahon, who lived nearby, and who worked tirelessly to preserve large ... ...
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Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park. 4732 Millhopper Road Gainesville, FL
32653 352-955-2008. A National Natural Landmark, Devil's Millhopper
Geological State Park is a miniature rain forest at the bottom of a bowl-shaped
cavity 120 feet deep. More Details ... ...
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail. 3300 SE 15th Street Gainesville, FL 32641
352-466-3397. The Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail is a paved walkway stretching
16 miles from Boulware Springs Park in Gainesville, through beautiful woodlands
, past deep lakes and prairie vistas, to the town of Hawthorne. More Details ... ...
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 ... ...
River Rise Preserve State Park. 410 S.E. O'Leno Park Road 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
Take a tour of the Gainesville wine trail. By Whitney Butler Did you know Florida
was the first state to grow wine grapes in America? During the 16th century,
Spanish missionaries planted and harvested grapes in Florida to produce
sacramental wine for religious ceremonies. Common grape varietals were
difficult to sustain ... ...
... and loop trails and the Conservation Area has interpretive materials, and a
picnic pavilion. Gum Root Park features trails through a variety of natural
communities, including blackwater stream, floodplain swamp, xeric hammock,
baygall, pasture, and pine flatwoods. Adjacent to hundreds of acres of state
conservation land, ... ...