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Experience life differently near the lighthouse

Wakulla County is an outdoor paradise whether you're into kayaking, biking, hiking, fishing or a whole host of other fun activities.

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A fun and relaxing way to learn about the Wonders of Wakulla.

Beautiful Sunsets

End your day with a spectacular sunset!
Wakulla Springs St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Watching Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory Kayaking & Canoeing Hunting & Fishing

Explore the Wonders of Wakulla

Wakulla Springs

The crystal clear water comes bubbling up from an incredible depth of 185 feet at amazing average rate of 250 million gallons per day. The first magnitude Wakulla Springs is one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world.

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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Watching

A premier nature location, the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, encompasses 68,000 acres of protected habitats and ecosystems, providing incredible opportunity for exceptional views of birds and wildlife.

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Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory

Get an up-close view of local marine life at this friendly non-profit aquarium that boasts the largest array of touch tanks in the continental United States.

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Probably the best way to explore our many rivers, streams, creeks and coastline is up close and personal in a kayak, canoe or paddleboard. Local outfitters can provide you with all the equipment and gear that you need and friendly guides to show you the way.

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Hunting & Fishing

Whether you enjoy your time on the water or in the woods, Wakulla will reward the active sportsman with world class seafood or the next trophy above the mantle. Every outdoor adventure is a lifetime memory.

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Scalloping in Wakulla County - 2016 Season Information

Scalloping in Wakulla County - 2016 Season Information

Scalloping in the bay waters is one of the most beloved summer traditions in Wakulla County for residents and visitors alike! The vast shallow grass beds near the water create an inviting habitat for sweet, succulent bay scallops, and while you’re out there trying to harvest them you have the added benefit of taking in the incredible scenery of Wakulla County in all its summer glory. This year, the scalloping season lasts from Saturday, June 25 until Saturday, September 24, so you have three whole months to test your skills in our spectacular waters.

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The Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory: An Aquatic Wonderland

The Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory: An Aquatic Wonderland

With its expansive coastline nestled directly against the Gulf of Mexico, and its cavalcade of rivers, streams, and lakes that dot the landscape, it’s easy to see why the Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory is right at home in Wakulla County. This unique institution has been a part of the community since its founding in 1963, and it has expanded over the years to include numerous opportunities for everyone from students, teachers, and families to connect with the incredible variety of aquatic life on Florida’s Gulf coast.

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Wakulla Springs Mentioned in New York Times

This past week, our own Wakulla Springs was mentioned in an article in the New York times, as a great place to "Wash away winter!"

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