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Wedged between two major hunting management areas and situated on the historical Cross Creek, which acts as a bridge between Lake Lochloosa and Orange Lake. The camp is also located close to a state park, all of these characteristics makes Twin Lakes a good fishing and hunting base camp that is close to Gainesville. Take an airboat trip on your RV rental excursion.
It?s the country?s largest and fastest-growing natural history museum, with millions of artifacts and specimens from dinosaurs to wild butterflies, and excellent tours that are carefully crafted to communicate the science and culture behind each collection. Not only is this a museum but it is also a research institution which monitors endangered and threatened species around the world. These findings are communicated through interactive exhibits, lectures and k-12 educational programs. You will come out with a profound appreciation for biodiversity.
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens includes the state's largest display of bamboos and the most extensive herb garden in the Southeast. The gardens are comprised of 24 major collections which you can easily access on a 1.5 mile pathway. The most colorful months to view the flowers are June through September. Also be sure not to miss the special events that are hosted in Kanapaha such as the premier horticultural event in North Central Florida, the Spring Garden Festival and the Moonlight Walk where paths and meadows are illuminated by special laser lights and more than 1500 luminaries and you can enjoy live music as well. Make sure you bring a picnic basket to make your visit even more complete.