Parque Natural Mexiquillo


Wakulla River

The 11 mile long Wakulla River emerges from one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the World. Hourly 125,000 gallons of fresh water flow out of a 120 foot deep cave. From the time of the paleo-indians Wakulla Springs has been a gathering place, and today it is a state park with lodging, swimming and boat rides on the beautiful Wakulla River. The river has been sheltered and protected over the years and is rich with wild life.

Purple Galinule

White Ibis

 Wading birds have sensitive nerve ending in their legs to detect prey and also, very import, gators that might be coming their way.


Blue Heron
This red flower grows in the trees
only if the moss is present.

The really nice lodge where you can stay
Captain Dan gave a very informative cruise

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