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Florida Caverns State Park: A Darker Side

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The caverns is what this park is known for first and foremost. But visitors can take part in lots of activities before cooling off in the caves. From the 6 miles of multi-use trails, full hook up camping and the Chipola River, it’s easy to enjoy the perks of the park both on and off the water.

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The only state park out of the 160 parks in Florida that offers public cave tours.


The cave features dazzling formations of limestone, stalactites, stalagmites, soda straws, flowstones and draperies.
Home to 10 distinct natural communities including a special Upland Glade remnant.
One of the original state parks created by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.

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