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Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park in Florida

Gilchrist Blue Springs is Florida’s newest state park. It was recently purchased from private owners and the state is in the process of building out the campground, visitor center and other amenities. Currently there are picnic tables, a campground, restrooms, a shop to rent kayaks, and a small snack bar serving burgers, hot dogs, ice… Continue reading Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park in Florida

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Kayaking the Ichetucknee River in North Florida

I am the queen of the mini vacation. When I get a chance to take a quick getaway, especially if I have a free place to stay, I take it! That’s how I ended up in Newberry, Florida last weekend. My friend’s brother lives in Newberry, outside of Gainesville and near some of Florida’s most… Continue reading Kayaking the Ichetucknee River in North Florida