Mike Roess Gold Head State Park, Keystone Heights

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Gold Head Branch State Park, a Florida State Park, is 2,000 acres (8 kmĀ²) of rolling sandhills, marshes, ravines, lakes and scrub located midway between Gainesville and Jacksonville, six miles (10 km) north of Keystone Heights on SR 21. Gold Head is one of the earliest state parks in Florida. Some of its amenities, including cabins, were originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s.
Among the wildlife of the park are fox squirrels, southeastern kestrels, red-tailed hawks, bald eagles, turkeys, and gopher tortoises. The park also has pocket gopher, fox, white-tailed deer and variety of water and wading birds. The park has a diversity of wild flowers. Among them are blazing star, goldenrod, and lopsided Indian grass. Put Mike Roess Gold Head State Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Keystone Heights online vacation builder.
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  • anyone camped at Mike Roess Gold Head State Park have any info on types of shower facilities they offer campers like communal or private showers? 
    anyone camped at Mike Roess Gold Head State Park have any info on types of shower facilities they offer campers like communal or private showers?  more »
  • Great representation of old natural Florida - spent two nights in the campground, very clean bathhouse and overall. RV spaces seem too close together, but a great place, super friendly staff and... 
    Great representation of old natural Florida - spent two nights in the campground, very clean bathhouse and overall. RV spaces seem too close together, but a great place, super friendly staff and...  more »

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