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STEPHEN FOSTER FOLK CC SP, FL

Photo: STEPHEN FOSTER FOLK CC SP
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Mar 16 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park offers within the park, the Stephen Foster Museum, Carillon Tower, Craft Square/Gift Shop, and a view of the famous Suwannee River. The Stephen Foster Museum and Carillon Tower features exhibits and dioramas from Stephen Fosters songs as well as a display of antique pianos. The Carillon Tower is also home to the worlds largest tubular bell instrument, constructed and installed in 1957. The tower rings out Fosters tunes in scheduled concerts throughout the day. Visit the Craft Square where working craftsmen demonstrate cultural arts and traditions, from quilting to blacksmithing and home canning. Classes are offered regularly. The Cousin Thelma Boltin Craft & Gift Shop sells regional foods, crafts, gifts, handmade items by local artists as well as Stephen Foster memorabilia

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Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Amphitheater
  • Amphitheaters
  • Bank Fishing
  • Benches
  • Bike Riding
  • Bike Trail
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Concerts
  • Covered Group Structure
  • Dumpstation
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gatehouse
  • Gift Shop
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Hot Showers
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Laundry
  • Multi Purpose Building
  • Museum
  • Nature Trails
  • Overlook
  • Paved Roads
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Pressurized Water
  • Programs
  • Ranger Station
  • Restroom
  • Security Lights
  • Sheltered Dining Area
  • Showers
  • Site Pads
  • Swings
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Vending Machine
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Church Services
  • Convenience Store
  • Grocery
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Post Office
  • Rafting
  • Restaurant
  • River Access
  • Sightseeing
  • Small Store
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Hospital
Alerts and Important Information
The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 5 PM on the day of your arrival.

Stephen Foster's renovated campground offers 45 oak-shaded sites.
Campground NOT AVAILABLE on Memorial Day weekend each year. Starting at 9 AM the Monday before the weekend and ending at 2PM on Tuesday. No fireworks allowed within the park. Late arrivals should call by 5pm on arrival date. All sites will accommodate a tent, RV, trailer or pop-up.
Pets are welcome overnight in all the camping parks. Pet rules apply. Pets are not allowed in Cabins or Cabin areas. Domestic breeds of dogs, except guide or signal dogs or animals trained to assist individuals with a disability, cats, fur-bearing animals, birds and reptiles are not allowed in food-service areas, cabins or cabin areas, primitive campgrounds, beaches where bathing and swimming are permitted, either land and water portions, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, except horses, are not allowed.
Pets must be well behaved at all times and confined in the owner's camping unit during quiet hours. Unconfined pets may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes and must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Please do not tie pets to park vegetation, natural or manmade structures or facilities. Pet owners must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all droppings in trash receptacles. Pets are required to be vaccinated. Horse owners and users will be asked to show their certificate of a current negative Coggin's Test for all horses entering the park.
A pet that is noisy, disturbing, intimidating or dangerous to other people or pets, or which damages park resources, will not be allowed to remain in the park. No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.

Getting There:

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park is located on U.S. 41 North in White Springs. From I-75 take Exit 439 to HWY 136 East. Go east 3 miles. Left on U.S. 41. Park entrance on the left. From I-10 Exit number 301, US 41 North, travel 9 miles to White Springs.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

STEPHEN FOSTER FOLK CC SP
P.O. DRAWER G US 41 NORTH
WHITE SPRINGS FL 32096

Phone Number:

Information: (386)397-4331
Phone Park for More Event Information: Information: (386)397-2733

Special Events:

    The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

  • Christmas Festival of Lights from Dec 03 2010 to Dec 31 2010
  • Peace at Last on Dec 31 2010
  • Stephen Foster Day on Jan 09 2011
  • Craft Rendezvous on Jan 22 2011
  • Wild Azalea Festival on Mar 19 2011
  • Antique Tractor & Engine Show from Apr 01 2011 to Apr 03 2011
  • Easter Sunrise Service on Apr 24 2011
  • Florida Folk Festival from May 27 2011 to May 29 2011
  • Stephen Foster Old Time Music Weekend from Sep 09 2011 to Sep 11 2011
  • Come to the River - A Healing Arts Festival on Sep 17 2011
  • Jeanie and Stephen Auditions on Oct 08 2011
  • Stephen Foster Quilt Show & Sale from Oct 21 2011 to Oct 23 2011
  • Rural Folklife Days from Nov 03 2011 to Nov 05 2011
  • Stephen Foster Dulcimer Retreat from Nov 11 2011 to Nov 12 2011
  • Christmas Festival of Lights from Dec 02 2011 to Dec 31 2011
  • Peace at Last on Dec 31 2011
  • Stephen Foster Day on Jan 08 2012
  • Craft Rendezvous on Jan 28 2012
  • Wild Azalea Festival on Mar 17 2012
  • Antique Tractor & Engine Show from Apr 06 2012 to Apr 08 2012
  • Easter Sunrise Service on Apr 08 2012
  • Florida Folk Festival from May 25 2012 to May 27 2012
  • Stephen Foster Old Time Music Weekend from Sep 07 2012 to Sep 09 2012
  • Come to the River - A Healing Arts Festival on Sep 15 2012
  • Jeanie and Stephen Auditions on Oct 06 2012
  • Stephen Foster Quilt Show & Sale from Oct 19 2012 to Oct 21 2012
  • Rural Folklife Days from Nov 01 2012 to Nov 03 2012
  • Stephen Foster Dulcimer Retreat from Nov 09 2012 to Nov 10 2012
  • Christmas Festival of Lights from Nov 30 2012 to Dec 31 2012
  • Peace at Last on Dec 31 2012