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About Levy County, Florida

Levy County's Chamber Of Commerce

Cedar Key Area Chamber of Commerce
450 2nd St
Cedar Key, FL 32625
(352) 543-5600
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Fanning Springs Chamber of Commerce
Fanning Springs, FL
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Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce
23 SE 2nd Ave
Chiefland, FL 32644
(352) 493-1849
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Williston Area Chamber of Commerce
607 SW 1st Ave.
Williston, FL 32696
(352) 528-5552
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Withlacoochee Gulf Area Chamber of Commerce
67 Hwy. 40 W
Inglis, FL 34449
(352) 447-3383
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Cities, Towns and Beaches In Levy County, Florida

Bronson

The county seat, Bronson is located on Alternate Highway 27 between Williston and Chiefland.
For info: 352-486-7007
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Cedar Key

As you leave the mainland, rich Gulf waters reflecting blue skies beckon you as birds float like petals over the marsh vista. Welcome to our island, a place where time stands still and allows you to enjoy the unique qualities of our coastal environment. Cedar Key is a naturalists paradise where hundreds of species of birds and animals make their home. From sunrise to sunset, a stroll along the shorelines and marshes reveals the ongoing cycles of the Nature Coast. Ospreys build their nests and feed their young. Great Blue Herons, Egrets, Ibis and a myriad of other waders quietly work the water's edge in search of food.
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Chiefland

“Mother Nature’s Playground,” Chiefland is part of the Suwannee River Valley and is surrounded by state parks and wildlife refuges.
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Fanning Springs

The “Gateway to the historic Suwannee River,” Fanning Springs offers plenty of outdoor recreational activities.
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Inglis

Close to neighboring Yankeetown, Inglis lies along the Withlacoochee River as it makes its way to the Gulf of Mexico. The area is popular with freshwater and saltwater fishermen.
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Otter Creek

This tucked away town, named for the neighboring creek, lies in an area known for its hunting and fishing opportunities.
For info: 352-486-4766

Williston

Known as the “Gateway to the Nature Coast,” Williston is just a half-hour drive from Ocala and Gainesville. Rolling hills, farms and horse country define this picturesque rural community that is also known for its springs and diving.
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Yankeetown

A close neighbor to Inglis, Yankeetown is located on the Withlacoochee River on the north Gulf Coast and boasts some of the best salt and fresh water fishing in the country. Yankeetown is also home to Punkin Island on County Road 40 where the 1961 Elvis Presley movie "Follow That Dream" was filmed.
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Other Links

Click Here for the Florida's Eden
Pure Water Wilderness Scenic Guide

Natural North Florida
North Central Florida Tourism Information
1-877-955-2199
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Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure (event)
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Paddle Florida
Promotes and Supports Paddling in Florida
PO Box 5953
Gainesville, FL 32627
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Share a Little Sunshine
Invite someone to visit Florida - win a vacation and a car
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Levy County Parks and Boat Ramps

Henry Beck Park
3770 SE CR 343
Morriston, FL 32668

Henry Beck Park is located on County Road 343, ½ mile from County Road 326, about five miles east of Gulf Hammock on the Wekiva River.

The park is open from April 1st through September 30th each year. If offers swimming, basketball, volleyball, horseshoes, and a kids play ground. The park has 4 small picnic pavilions, 17 picnic tables and 8 grills. It also has one large pavilion that can be rented by the day for $25 or ½ day for $15. There are outside showers, restroom facilities, and a large paved parking area. Park phone number is (352) 486-5326.

Blue Springs/Devils Hammock
4550 NE 94th Pl
Bronson, FL 32621

Blue Springs Park is located at the end of CR 339, north of Bronson. This park is open from April 1st through September 30th each year.

It offers swimming, a platform diving dock, observation dock, a kid’s playground, a swing set, and volleyball. There are several small picnic pavilions, bathroom facilities and parking area.

Devils Hammock adjoins the park and is undeveloped area, consisting of 3,220 acres. It is operated in conjunction with the state to allow hunting season there is a manned checking station. The park phone number is (352) 486-3303.

Park Entrance Fees (Henry Beck and Blue Springs)
The entrance fee to Henry Beck Park and Blue Springs Park are:
Daily Admission Fee $2
(Levy County Citizen over the age of 65 or 100% disabled are eligible for 50% off park admission rates)
Season Pass (Good at both parks)
Individual Pass $20
Family Pass $35

Shell Mound Park
17650 SW 78th Pl
Cedar Key, FL 32625

Shell Mound Park is located on County Road 32, off County Road 347, north of Cedar Key. This park is open year round. There are 20 campsites with water and power hookups, 10 primitive camping sites, restroom and shower facilities, boat ramp, a fish cleaning area, volleyball, basketball, and an RV dumping station. Archeological mound is approximately ½ mile west of campsites on County Road 32. Park phone number is (352) 221-4466.

Campsite Rates:
RV and Travel Trailers $15
Tents w/electric $10
Tents w/o electric $ 5
(Levy County Citizens over the age of 65 or 100% disabled are eligible for 50% off park admission rates)
If there are more than two people in your party, there will be an additional charge of $2 per additional person.

Waccasassa Park and Boat Ramp
8060 SE 5th Ave
Inglis, FL 34449

This park is located at the end of County Road 326, west of Gulf Hammock, on the Waccasassa River.

It offers boat launching, bank fishing, seven picnic tables, three grills, and benches to sit and enjoy the view. There are docks for boat tie-ups, bathroom facilities, a small paved parking lot area, and a large unpaved parking area. This park is available year around and is a popular place to put your boat in and access the Gulf of Mexico.

Cedar Key Dock
550 Dock Street
Cedar Key, FL 32625

This big dock is located on Dock Street in Cedar Key and is an observation and fishing pier. The dock was damaged in 2004 during the hurricanes, and FEMA agreed to pay to replace the dock. It has been rebuilt and reopened in 2008. It offers fishing access and bathroom facilities.

#4 Bridge Boat Ramp and Fishing Pier
11311 SW 153rd Court
Cedar Key, FL 32625

This boat ramp and pier are located on State Road 24 in Cedar Key.

This fishing pier was damaged during the 2004 hurricanes, but has been repaired and upgraded thanks to a $200,000 FRDAP Grants. In addition, an $183,000 FBIP Grant was used to renovate the parking and boat ramp.

Bird Creek Park and Boat Ramp
8000 Hwy 40 West
Yankeetown, FL 34498

This park and boat ramp is located at the end of Hwy 40 West in Yankeetown.

If offers picnicking and a small beach for sunbathing, swimming and three pavilions with picnic tables, grills, two paved parking areas and bathroom facilities.

Other County Boat Ramps:

On the Suwannee River are:

Clay Landing
11850 NW 130th St
Chiefland, FL 32626

Camp Azalea (Lower Clay Landing)
4591 NW County Rd 347
Chiefland, FL 32626

Fowlers Bluff
15253 NW 46th Lane
Chiefland, FL 32626

In the Inglis/Yankeetown area:

Dewey Allen Boat Ramp
1911 SE Allen Park
Yankeetown, FL 34449

Elkins Street Boat Ramp
106 Elkins Rd
Inglis, FL 34449

Kitty Lane Boat Ramp
20296 SE 5th Ave
Inglis, FL 34449

 

Levy County Parks and Recreation manages the parks and boat ramps. Contact information is listed below:

Matt Weldon, Director
P.O. Box 248
Bronson, FL 32621

Office: (352) 486-5127
Email: parksmc@levycounty.org