The Devil's Millhopper is a 15000 year old sink hole with a mostly dry bottom. My wife and I visited it recently with our daughter, grand daughter and a teen age cousin from New York. We all got wonderful exercise and learned alot about Florida's geology. The main attraction is a set of amazing wooden steps leading to the bottom... 更多
this was a nice experience. Lots of stairs. We unfortunately did not get to experience some of it because a snake was blocking the pass and the ranger was detouring people to the stairs.
Very interesting geological site. If you are interested in geology and flora, this is a place to visit. Worth the long walk down and up the stairs.
I expected the park to be larger, but it is beautiful, be sure to bring cash for park admission as there is no ranger station only a self serve payment box.
Nicely shaded. Lots of stairs. If you're not in shape, like me, be prepared to huff & puff on the way up. I also needed to stop & sit pn the stairs to catch my breath. The walking path was calming. Enjoy the vistas at the bottom, they are worth it.
We went to see what all the talk about Devils Millhooper was about. You go there only to walk down a lot of stair to gaze at a big muddy hole in the ground, but then you have walk all those stairs back up, we got our exercises that day. They also had mosquitos, so bring the mosquito spray. Will... 更多
We stopped in to Devil's Millhopper so I could show my husband and 10yo son what it was like. It had been 20+ years since I last visited. There is a $4 fee to park, on the honor system. There's a small visitor spot before you hit the trail (0.6 miles around the rim, if you want to walk all... 更多
Who knew a sink hole was so extraordinary? This is by far one of the best spots in G-ville. Even if you pass by the town, do NOT miss this place- fun and great place for every age- well, maybe from age 5 and up- lots of stairs required. Go and explore!
While the history behind this Gainesville Gem is extensive, the actual sinkhole itself wasn't as big as people made it out the be (Shands hospital would not fit in the bottom). All in all it's a nice walk down (and UP) the 200 steps to the bottom and there are ferns growing in the sides of the sinkhole and trickling... 更多