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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park - Things to Know Before Visiting

100 Savannah Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667, USA

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About Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park is a Florida State Park. The area is crossed by both I-75 and U.S. 441 (which has a scenic outlook ramp).


Attractions Near Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Micanopy Historical Society Museum
Micanopy Historical Society Museum1.95km from Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Micanopy Historical Society was founded in 1983 after the Micanopy Historic District was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places by its nomination committee.

Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail9.89km from Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

The Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail is a protected state park with a length of 16 miles (26 km) running from the Boulware Springs Water Works in Gainesville to Hawthorne.

Boulware Springs Park
Boulware Springs Park11.33km from Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

As well as picnic facilities, there is an area to park and unload horses to ride along the state trail at Bolware Springs Park.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park13.67km from Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park lies on the east shore of Orange Lake, just south of the village of Cross Creek.

Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention
Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention14.11km from Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is named after Dr. Robert Cade, the lead inventor of Gatorade, and reflects his philosophy of combining science and art in a way that is "purposeful creativity".

Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits14.87km from Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

As the official natural history museum of Florida, the Florida Museum of Natural History was chartered in 1917 by the Florida Legislature.

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