Located south of a sharp bend in the St. Johns River, more than 6,300 acres of natural communities represent Dunns Creek. These natural communities include sandhill, covered with longleaf pines, wiregrass and sand pine scrub. These protect several endangered and threatened species, such as the gopher tortoise and other native animals. A picnic and hiking area is located on U.S. 17, north of Pomona Park. The 1.5-mile hiking and bicycling trail takes visitors to the pristine waters of Blue Pond.
Dunn's Creek State Park is situated in southern Putnam County, 15 miles south of Palatka, between Satsuma and Pomona Park. The park occupies approximately 6,222.4 acres of over 20 identified natural communities. Native Americans used the site extensively, especially the area around Piney Bluff Landing, Evidence proven by an extensive shell mound in the location. Logging operations and turpentining are part of the area history dated back to the 1800’s.
Activities include: Bicycling, Geocaching, Hiking, Horseback Trail Riding, Picnicking, and Wildlife Viewing
No entrance fee is required to enter this park.