Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs

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Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park is a Florida State Park located in White Springs off U.S. 41, along the Suwannee River in north Florida.

Stephen Foster is famous for having written the song "Old Folks At Home," also known as "Way Down Upon the Suwannee River." The song, referring nostalgically to "home far, far away," is Florida's state song.
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  • Unfortunately almost everything was closed while we camped here, even the Swanee was too high to paddle. But the campground was stellar. Large beautiful sites spread out among live oaks. “Beautiful...  more »
  • Very nice camping spots, clean, shaded. A big playground at one end. We hiked down the power line to see the other playground and it wasn’t any fun. Seems to be lacking on hiking trails. The area is.....  more »
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  • I love this place. There is stuff to see, but no so much that it overwhelms you. Nice part of Florida history. And the event they have at Christmas is awesome. Not a ton of lights. But there’s plenty of lights, plus free hot cocoa and popcorn! Its a nice way to enjoy the season!
  • I absolutely love this place. The cabins are beautiful. It's quiet and grounds are well kept. We're on our 3rd night here and haven't been bugged by anyone. The warden I think she was, came by for the first time today. So if peace, quiet and nature is what your looking for this is the place😍. This is also the perfect spot for an introvert. Visit and reconnect with your self. Blessed be!

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