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Falling Waters State Park

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Address: 1130 State Park Rd, Chipley, FL 32428-4455
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+1 850-638-6130

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Really cool sinkhole park

Of course since we've been experiencing a drought the "waterfall" was more of a trickle. The park ranger notified us of this as we entered the park. Nonetheless, it was really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tarpon Springs, Fl
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Panama city,fl
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The park has some nice big covered tables with 2-4 tables under them. It is a nice place for a family picnic or church group. You can call the park and reserve a space for free. There's a nice large, clean rest room area . There's a lake that looks pretty swampy. I wouldn't think you would want to swim... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Fl
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240 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Of course since we've been experiencing a drought the "waterfall" was more of a trickle. The park ranger notified us of this as we entered the park. Nonetheless, it was really neat to walk the trails, see the area sinkholes, and the hole to which the "waterfall" empties into. I recommend visiting this park to experience the beauty of nature... More 

Thank MeredithandJoe
Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rainstorms were moving in from the west as we left the Tampa area and we drove through at least three rainstorms on our way west on I-10. Falling Waters SP was one of the planned stops and our timing was perfect. The skies cleared and the waterfall was in good form for our visit. We got some great photos and... More 

2 Thank Bill H
Tallahassee, Florida
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was expecting...a waterfall. I know that it hasn't rained a lot so that's understandable but we literally starting laughing when we saw "Florida's tallest waterfall." It is "tall" because it falls into a sinkhole. And I heard the sinkholes were actually pretty unique to see but they were completely closed off so we didn't get to see it. The... More 

Thank SSleinad
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waterfall can dry up, so check before you go if the rains have been absent to see if the waterfall is currently running. The bathrooms were adequate. Not the best I've dealt with, but a far cry from the worst. The camping area seemed rather small, and mostly occupied by RVs. We tent camp, so we get a bit... More 

Thank thefathiker
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights in the campground in a rv. The campground has 20 usable sites(4 more are for hosts). No sewer sites(except for host sites) but there is a convenient dump station. A moderate .5 mile hike to the "waterfall" from the campground. In mid April it was not much more than a trickle due to the dry weather. About... More 

Thank Timex51
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit the park in April was quiet, very well maintained. The fall is something unique at least in Florida and the place has a long history.

Thank Ariel A
Norman, Oklahoma
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825 reviews
393 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 579 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and clean trails, part boardwalk and part paved. The road to the swimming area is paved. Small beach and picnic tables plus shower and bathrooms near the water. Many interpretive plaques. The falls are impressive even if not a lot of water is falling. Deep whole, walls covered in ferns and cooler. Many benches along the trail. Large picnic... More 

Thank Sarracenia
Palm Bay, Florida
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the park, the facilities were very clean and convenient. There was plenty of hot water, and the showers and restrooms were very clean and in good repair. The ranger at the entrance was very helpful. The park is very close to I-10 so it was not a hassle to get to the park from the... More 

Thank Michael T
Ocala, Florida
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66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

After seeing a posting in Facebook about great natural attractions in Florida we decided to drive to Chipley and visit Falling Waters State Park. It is touted as the biggest water in Florida and it does fall a great distance because it falls into a dry sink hole. There was plenty of water falling but I understand that during the... More 

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