The Suwannee Springs tract is a featured recreation site. The historic park features the old spring house that was built in the 1800s around the sulfur springs. Visitors can swim in the springs, picnic, and enjoy the snow white river sand bars.
The Suwannee Springs and Linville tracts have marked equestrian trails that connect with the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park. There are no parking facilities to accommodate horse trailers on these tracts. The Linville and Sugar Creek tracts are primitive sites. The Florida National Scenic Trail traverses the riverfront on the Sugar Creek tract.
Horseback riding is not permitted on the Sugar Creek tract.
Visitors may also enjoy fishing, as well as biking, hiking, and wildlife viewing on administrative roads.
Sugar Creek tract from Live Oak:
Travel north on US 129, cross the Suwannee River, turn left on SW 79th Terrace. The entrance is on the left under the power lines.
Suwannee Springs tract:
Travel north on US 129, turn right on 93rd Drive (Old US 129), travel north to 32nd Street, turn right, and follow the street to the parking lot.
Travel north on US 129, turn right on 40th Street; travel east .5 mile. The entrance is on the left.
Big Shoals Public Lands (aka Big Shoals State Park and Big Shoals State Forest) Road Closure
The Florida Forestry Service has closed Road 2 in Big Shoals Public Lands until further notice due to extreme wet conditions.