Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park, Gainesville

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Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park is a Florida State Park located in the north-westernmost part of Gainesville, Florida, off County Road 232, also known as NW 53rd Avenue and Millhopper Road, northwest of the University of Florida.

The park is maintained by the Florida State Parks system, a division of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The park is adjacent to San Felasco County Park and is near the San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park.

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  • Felt very secure on the stairs. Lovely and peaceful at the bottom. Nature trail was nice. Plan to spend about a hour. Nice parking area and picnic tables. Lots of benches along the trail. 
    Felt very secure on the stairs. Lovely and peaceful at the bottom. Nature trail was nice. Plan to spend about a hour. Nice parking area and picnic tables. Lots of benches along the trail.  more »
  • Interesting to see a rain forest in Florida. Lush foliage and everything is damp (continually misting). Be aware that are a number of steps, so be prepared to walk. 
    Interesting to see a rain forest in Florida. Lush foliage and everything is damp (continually misting). Be aware that are a number of steps, so be prepared to walk.  more »
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  • Nice place for a quick hike. The bridge was not accessible though. So we have to go back, cannot, and walk around the sink hole. But the best thing about it is that it has a sign before you make a decision which way to go first. We decided to walk the long path, which is the right side, then we turn around and continue to the left and head down to the sink hole first and it has 127 steps (not counting the flat just the steps.) It was nice. There are several small waterfalls that feed down to the sink hole. It was interesting hearing different sounds of the water running down the sink hole.
  • Place is nice, clean and easy to walk it. I went there with my little kids and they enjoyed going down the stairs and coming back up. Seen some people walking thier dogs around but has to be leashed. The time I was there Mar2022 ! The trail loop was closed for some repairs, you can walk it anyway but it isn’t loop as it used to be.

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