Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

Crawfordville, FL

Where are we going?

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
465 Wakulla Park Dr
FL 32327


What is there to do?

Do you want to know a fun fact about Edward Bull Wakulla Springs State Park? Well, it happens to be home to one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world! How amazing is that! 

Not only that, this popular Florida park is also home to an abundance of wildlife, including alligators, turtles, deer, and birds. Make sure you take your camera!

Want to get a closer view of the wildlife? Check out the daily guided riverboat tours that provide a closer look, and there are even glass bottom boat tours offered when the water is clear. 

Feeling the heat? We know that Florida sun can get pretty hot! Great for you that swimming is a popular activity during the hot summer months. Rather stick to dry land? Up to nine miles of nature trails offer a leisurely walk along the upland wooded areas of the park, so just go at your own pace.

Also at the Edward Bull Wakulla Springs State Park, the Wakulla Springs Lodge was built in 1937 and is open year-round. A full-service dining room overlooks the spring, so sit back and enjoy some tasty meals!

Wakulla Springs State Park and Lodge is listed on the Natural Register of Historic Places so you know you're in for something special. It has also been designated as a National Natural Landmark. 

Are you excited to get out into this beautiful part of the country? You bet we are, so let's go!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $6 per vehicle between 2-8 occupants. $4 single occupancy, $2 extra occupant or pedestrian/bicyclist. Glass Bottom Boat tours are $8

Children: Glass Bottom Boat Tours $5 (Ages 3-12)


Need a little extra help?

There are a number of accessible amenities, including wheelchair friendly River Boats, access to nature trails, picnic shelters and benches!


When can we go?

Open 8am to sundown

Open 365 days a year


Any top tips?

When possible, the 30 minute Glass-Bottom Boat Tour departs at 12:00pm, 1:00pm, and 2:00pm weather and water clarity permitting. The River Boat Tours run 365 days a year weather permitting. The Waterfront Visitor’s Center opens at 9:30am and the first boat departs at 9:40am.

I’m Hungry!

At the Wakulla Springs Lodge you can visit The Ball Room Restaurant, located on the ground floor. This overlooks Wakulla Spring and features modern cuisine and Southern classics. The park also has an old fashioned soda fountain where you can pick up milk shakes, malts and sandwiches!

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