Manatee Springs State Park

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Description
Manatee Springs State Park is located in the gorgeous Florida region, providing the local community with a fun place to explore. In the 1700s, a man named William Bartram traveled through the area while he was planning to visit the Southeast region and he discovered this state park. 

He wrote about it in a book, describing the open sight of manatees. When you come to Manatee Springs State Park, you will find many different types of amenities that are available for your enjoyment. You will find opportunities for camping, biking, scuba diving, fishing, picnicking, snorkeling, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and wildlife viewing. 

There are also playgrounds, campsites, campfire circles, picnic tables, picnic pavilions, and concession areas. If you are in a super adventurous mood, you can even join in on a park tour as tours happen daily. Dogs can also come and visit this Manatee Springs State Park, but they need to remain on a six-foot-long leash during their entire visit. 

During your stay at Manatee Springs State Park, you must follow the rules and regulations that are enforced by the Florida State Parks region. Dogs must be licensed, tagged, and vaccinated before they can enter the park, and female pooches in heat and young pups under four months old must remain back at home. 

Dogs must be well-mannered before they come to Manatee Springs State Park as this park does not tolerate any aggressive behavior, and humans must clean up and watch over their dogs while they are here. Pet parents should also bring water and dog bags for all of their fun adventures in this park. 

If you wish to camp at Manatee State Park, you must schedule a reservation. Reservations can be made on the park's main website or in the park's main office. Overall, this park is an outstanding place to visit. If you have the opportunity, you will have a marvelous time so come on over and check it out today. 

Address
11650 NW 115 Street
Chiefland, FL 32626
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - Sunset
Tue 8:00 AM - Sunset
Wed 8:00 AM - Sunset
Thu 8:00 AM - Sunset
Fri 8:00 AM - Sunset
Sat 8:00 AM - Sunset
Sun 8:00 AM - Sunset
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Address
11650 NW 115 Street
Chiefland, FL 32626
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - Sunset
Tue 8:00 AM - Sunset
Wed 8:00 AM - Sunset
Thu 8:00 AM - Sunset
Fri 8:00 AM - Sunset
Sat 8:00 AM - Sunset
Sun 8:00 AM - Sunset