Florida has more than 150 state parks. Three of the more unusual and scenic parks are located in the north - western part of the state.
Black water River State park
Activities at Black water include camping, picnicking, fishing, nature trails, boating, and canoeing. This 590-acre park is located in Holt, Florida. The Black water River has one of the purer sand-bottom rivers in the world.
Ponce de Leon Spring State Park
Activities within the park include fishing, nature trails, picnicking, and swimming. Numerous springs are found within the park.
The main spring in the park is created through the merging of two flows from a limestone cavity. These two flows produce more than 14 million gallons of crystal-clear water daily.
Falling Water State Parks
This park is located in Chipley, Florida. The park derives its name from one of Florida's more notable geological features: a 67- foot waterfall.
It alos is known for the Falling Water Sink. The sink is a 100- foot - deep, 20 foot-wide cylindrical pit. Into the pit flows a small stream, which drops 67 feet to the bottom of the sink. The destination of the water is not yet known.
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