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Auto Racing (Seasonal)
Columbia Motorsports
14 miles South of Lake City on U.S. 41/441 near Ellisville
Lake City Speedway
South on 41/441 Turn left on C.R. 133-B.
Lake City Country Club
West off US 90 and I-75 on the Service road
Semi-private, 18-hole championship golf course. 9 holes bring scenic Lake Harris into play, while the pine-bordered back nine offers a distinctly different challenge. The club has four tennis courts, an Olympic size pool, bar, restaurant and club, a well-stocked golf shop, driving range and golf professionals. Out-of-town visitors welcome.
Quail Heights Country Club
1 mile South of U.S. 90 on Branford Hwy. S.R. 247
27 hole championship golf course - the Creeks nine, the Ponds nine and the most recent, the Dunes nine. The club has a restaurant, pro shop, swimming pool, bar, catering and ball room services. Semi-private, visitors welcome.
Sunshine Hills Golf Course & Golf Play Driving Range
From I-75, west of Hwy. 90 to SR 252, (Pinemount )
9 hole executive golf course. Cost $5.00. Hours 9 am to 5 pm. Golf play driving range with 25 mats and 25 grass positions with night lighting. Hours 6 - 10 pm. Clubs provided.
Southside Recreation Center 4 lighted asphalt courts
Lake City Country Club 4 lighted asphalt courts
Young's Park 2 lighted asphalt courts
Richard Recreation Center 2 unlighted asphalt courts
Holiday Inn 1 lighted asphalt court
Cannon Creek Tennis 4 clay courts, 1 grass court
Southside Recreation Center 4 open walled courts
Young's Park 2 open walled courts
(Call for reservations and
detailed information)
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Bienville Plantation
CR 137, White Springs
25,000 acres of lands and lakes with some of the best fishing and hunting in the United States.
Big D Plantation
Highway 131 off Highway 441 South.
Quail and pheasant guided hunts. Sporting clay course, target shooting and paintball games.
Ironwood Preserve
386-755-0220, ext 834
P.O. Box 1949
Lake City, Florida 32056-1949
Hunting at Ironwood Preserve produces some the most outstanding action you will ever experience in the field. Wild Bird, Clay shooting range, Spring Gobbler Hunts.
Jennings Bluff Hunting Preserve
386-938-5555 or 386-938-1222
Route 2, Box 4250
Jennings, Florida 32053
Limited membership preserve. Abundance of wild game, quail, turkey, fox, deer, and wild boar have brought hunters to Jennings Bluff for years. Skeet shooting, darts, cards and assorted games are available at the lodge.
Suwannee Valley Zoo
Hwy. 441, 4 miles north of 1-10
There is no other zoo quite like the new Suwannee Valley Zoo. Built in the middle of a a lush live oak forest, the zoo is home to over 250 animals, including some of nature's most fascinating creatures, the rare Asian "bearcats", monkeys of all sizes, jackals, tigers, coyote, alligators, spiders, snakes, black leopards, an albino raccoon and many more. Suwannee Valley Zoo houses one of the largest and finest collections of exotic cats on exhibit in the Southeast, ranging from the small African Caracal Lynx to the largest existing feline - the magnificent Siberian Tiger.
Alligator Town
Hall of Fame Drive
Alligators in their natural habitat.
Hiking, Biking
Trails for off-road bicycling and hiking along the Suwannee River offer a special chance to discover beautiful woodlands, disappearing streams and blue-water springs.

Trails have been developed on jeep roads and specially cleared pathways on land managed by the Suwannee River Water Management District and other agencies.

Suwannee Bicycle Association
P.O. Box 2944
High Springs, FL 32655-2944
Suwanne River Water Managerment
Rte. 3, Box 64
Live Oak, FL 32060
Suwannee Bicycle Tours
White Springs, FL
On and off road bike trips
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Office of Greenways and Trails

Mail Station 795
3900 Commonwealth Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
St. Johns River Water Managerment District
P.O. Box 1429
Palatka, FL 32178-1429
Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission
620 South Meridian St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600

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