A real sinkhole in the middle of Gainesville, and a nice walk down, but a gazillion steps coming up!
Devils Millhopper is a natural landmark that has attracted curious visitors since the 1880’s. In the midst of north Florida's sandy terrain and pine forests, a bowl-shaped cavity 120 feet deep leads down to a miniature rain forest. Small streams trickle down the steep slopes of the limestone…
Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park is located in Gainesville, Florida. The park's main feature is the 120 feet deep limestone sinkhole known as "Devil's Millhopper.". There is a wooden boardwalk with 212 steps going down to the bottom of the sinkhole.
If you have a dream to hike down into a sink hole, this is the place to go. Shaded trail, I like finding fungi here!
“Fun for kids and the whole family! Plenty of traveling and permanent exhibits, plus you can visit the Butterflies!”
“Harn Museum, Florida Natural Museum and The Phillip's Center for the Performing Artsare located together in Gainesville and are part of the University of Florida ”
“Come see a garden filled with beautiful flowers and about 2 miles a trail weaving in and out of the florals! The is dog friendly, so be sure to include your canine friend. They host the largest quantity of bamboo in the entire southeast! The mosquito population is rampant, so be sure to use bug spray (provided by myself) before going!”
“Local. Quirky. Kitsch. Fabulous food and burgers! Extremely crowded and be prepared for a wait. ”