Most folks just call it Stephen Foster State Park.
This park is on the Suwannee River, the inspiration for Stephen Foster’s classic song “Old Folks at Home”.
The museum in the park features exhibits about Foster, and you will hear his music singing from the parks 97 bell carillon during your visit.
This is a folk center, so you can watch demonstrations of
blacksmithing, quilting, stainless glass art, and browse through the large gift
There are miles of trails winding through beautiful wooded North Florida countryside and you can ride your bike or enjoy hiking.
There is also a full facility campground in the park, or you can stay in a cabin.
Every Memorial Day weekend, the park is host to the famous Florida Folk Festival. The park also has several special events during the year.
11016 Lillian Sanders Drive
White Springs, Florida 32096
Admission Fees: $5/vehicle (2-8 people), $4 single occupant vehicle, $2 pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers
Hours: 800 am to Sunset. Check website for special hours.