Wakulla Springs State Park
Humans have occupied Wakulla Springs for over 12,000 years. The camp where the Creek prophet Hillis Hadjo, or Francis, sought refuge in Spanish Florida after the Creek War of 1813-1814, is believed to be within the park. Interpretive panels discuss artifacts discovered here. A beautiful 27-room lodge over looks one of the world's largest and deepest freshwater springs. Built in 1937, it features a Spanish design with marble floors.The lobby has a stone fireplace and hand-painted ceiling. Facilities include a spacious dining room, gift shop, snack bar, conference rooms and banquet space. The Wakulla Springs State Park offers river boat tours, a large picnic area, swimming and nature trails. Interpretive programs and special events are offered year round.