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Ochlockonee River

Ochlockonee River State Park

Map It - Ochlockonee Rv
N 29 59' 56", W 84 29' 06" (4 1/2 hours)
This is a solid 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hour drive from Ocala, 195 miles, so plan accordingly

  • Take US 27 west to Chiefland (~50 miles). 
  • Turn right (north/west) onto US 27/ US 19 / US 98 to Perry (~66 miles). 
  • Turn left (west) onto US 98/SR 30 to US 319 Wakulla (~53 miles). 
  • When reach US 319 , it is a "T" intersection and you will go straight,
    you will still be on US 98 and SR 30 and about 1.5 miles later turn right, remaining on US 319 till you reach Sopchoppy (~5.5 miles),
  • where you will make a left, remaining on US 319 and now CR 377.
  • Continue south for ~4.5 miles, turn left on Ochlockonee River State Park road,  about (~) 1 mile later you are at park entrance.

Best address have is Ochlockonee River State Park, St. Teresa, FL 32358

Camping reservations is through Reserve America website  or call them at 1-888-237-3204.

Ochlockonee River State Park

Date: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, February 24-26, 2012

The Department of Environmental Protection’s Ochlockonee River State Park is pleased to announce the fifth annual presentation of our Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival. This program is designed to introduce visitors to primitive arts through family interaction. Participants and their families will experience demonstrations in flint knapping and the art of projectile point fashioning, along with deer hide tanning and bone, wood and antler carving. Please dress appropriately for a cool morning near the confluence of the Ochlockonee and Dead Rivers. Enjoy this opportunity for some family interaction while learning some old-timey skills in the Real Florida.

Motels in the area: 
Best Western Plus,  3292 Coastal Highway, Crawfordville (850) 926-3737
The Inn at Wildwood3896 Coastal Hwy, Crawfordville (850) 926-4455
Panacea Motel1545 Coastal Highway,  Panacea (850) 984-5421
Wakulla Springs Lodge550 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs (850) 421-2000
St James Golf Club151 Laughing Gull Lane, Carrabelle (850) 697-9606
The Old Carabell Hotel201 Tallahassee St (CR 67), Carrabelle (850) 697-9010
The Franklin Inn at Carabelle1589 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle (850) 697-4000
or go to Tallahassee as there is a slew of them up there.