Devil's Millhopper was a nice afternoon adventure. It is right in Gainesville so we didn't have to travel far. It was nice and shady on a hot day. There are a lot of stairs, but you can take your time going both up and down.
A good workout going up and down the stairs, you can take your time and rest on several landings. there are plants in the bottom that usually occur only in NC, because of the cooler temp in the bottom, they can grow here. Before the stairs went in we used to collect sharks teeth in the creek at the bottom.... 更多
You need to be in good shape for this hike. There are lots of stairs to get to the sink. It's a unique view from the bottom, so it's worth the extra exercise. Thank goodness for the stair landings so you can take a break!
The Millhopper is just a jump off I-75 and well worth a quick stop if you have some spare time and are driving through. The satan pit is right next to the parking area and is a quick walk to the bottom. It is a really unique geological sight, especially in Florida. At the bottom, you can hear a steady... 更多
This place is on the NW side of Gainesville. There is a little trail around the main site, and the stairway down into the old sink. On parts of the year when it has rained a good bit, this might be somewhat restricted, but it is a really interesting place. I wish there was not the amount of trash, but... 更多
For a short period of time I lived in Gainesville just down the road from Devil's Millhopper State Park. It is a bit out of the way if you are in Gainesville for a short period of time. It does require some walking so be in the mood or fit enough to spend time here. ancient It is a ancient... 更多
This is a great way to venture down into an ancient sinkhole and learn about the Florida aquifer system. While the rim is wheelchair accessible, the sinkhole itself isn't. Nor would it be good for people who have issues with stairs, as there are several.