15920 Northwest US Hwy 441
Alachua, FL 32615
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A National Natural Landmark, Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park is a 120-foot deep sinkhole. Researchers have found fossil shark teeth, marine shells, and the fossilized remains of extinct land animals in the sinkhole. A visitor's center and a nature trail are on site and guided tours are available.
One of the few remaining mature forests in Florida, San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park is home to 18 natural communities which contain many species of hardwood trees, bobcats, white-tailed deer, gray foxes, turkeys, and many types of songbirds. Visitors often enjoy hiking, cross-country biking, and horseback riding in designated areas.
Nestled along the beautiful Santa Fe River, this 197-acre park contains a variety of wildlife and features a hardwood swamp, concession building, boat ramp, nature trail, multi-purpose building, children's playground, and a picnic area with shelters.
The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is a marvelous zoo site in Florida. It is precisely located in Gainsville. It is a constituent of the Santa Fe College and is historically significant. Its distinctiveness brags of the fact that it is the sole zookeeper trainer facility present in the entire United States. It encompasses a mammoth land area of 10 acres (4.0 hectares). It is home to more than 200 animals and ably nurtures more than 75 species. The teaching zoo also offers guided tours of the zoo.
Built of heart pine and cypress by enslaved labor, this historic 6,200 square foot house is one of the few remaining antebellum homes in North Central Florida. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the restored Haile House is now a museum which interprets Florida plantation life and educates visitors about the economic, cultural, and social issues of the era in which the house was built.
An authentic living history working farm, encompassing 325 of the Dudley
The Dudley Farm is located in Newberry, Florida. It is also known as the Dudley Farm Historic State Park. The park is spread over 325 acres (131 hectares), and comprises of several historic buildings, the farmhouse with original interiors, a general store and post office. It was listed on National Register of Historic Places on October 4, 2002.
Established in 1972, the Westside Park along with its recreation center has been a popular recreational spot for many years now. This well maintained parkland offers tennis, basketball and racquetball courts, baseball fields and shaded trails to walk. There is a swimming pool which anyone can avail of at a very affordable price. With three different playgrounds for children of varying age groups, it is a hit among families and kids.
Formerly known as the Women's Gymnasium, the Kathryn Chicone Ustler Hall is a beautiful historic structure that is located at the campus of Florida. Originally started as an assembly hall and sports venue, for several years, it later came to be used as a venue for hosting women's sporting events too. After several years of preservation, the building currently stands as a faculty and administrative office and also houses the seminar classrooms. It is a home to the Center for Women's and Gender Studies Research.
Thomas Hall is located at Gainesville, Florida. This building is named after William Reuben Thomas who was the Gainesville mayor and businessman responsible for bringing the University of Florida to Gainesville. It was built in the year 1905 and was designed by illiam Augustus Edwards in the Collegiate Gothic style of architecture. It was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on October 1, 1974.
Formerly known as the Engineering Industries Building, the Weil Hall is a historic structure. The Weil Hall has been serving as a main university for engineering and industries building. The view from the classrooms was amazing as it could capture the Gator football games that was a interest for most of the students.
The University of Florida is a grant-based research university that strives to promote education and innovation among its students. This school is the second largest in the state by student population and is ranked among the top 100 research universities in the world.