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Lafayette Blue Springs State Park

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Nearest city  Mayo, Florida
Phone  +1 386-294-3667
Lafayette Blue Springs State Park
Location  Lafayette County, Florida, USA
Governing body  Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Address  799 N.W. Blue Spring Road, Mayo, FL 32066, USA
Management  Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Similar  Troy Springs State Park, Madison Blue Spring St, Fanning Springs State Park, Wes Skiles Peacock Springs S, De Leon Springs State Park

Lafayette blue springs state park


Lafayette Blue Springs State Park is a Florida State Park, located on the west side of the Suwannee River, seven miles northwest of Mayo, off US 27. It contains one of the state's 33 first magnitude springs, with a daily discharge of up to 168 million gallons.

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Lafayette blue springs state park


FaunaEdit

Many animals live in and around the park. Among the mammals found there are white-tailed deer and gray squirrel. Reptiles that have been seen are the eastern glass lizard, as well as gulf hammock rat, red-bellied, rough green and coral snakes.

Bird sightings in the park have included barred owls, cardinals, doves, eagles, flycatchers, red-shouldered hawks, kites, sparrows, swifts, thrushes, warblers, waxwings, pileated woodpeckers, and wrens.

Recreational ActivitiesEdit

The park has such amenities as boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, and wildlife viewing. It also has primitive camping and restroom facilities.

HoursEdit

Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).

References

Lafayette Blue Springs State Park Wikipedia


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