River Sinks

Area Status: Unknown

A pond in the forest.

Just across Crawfordville Highway and a little south from the Leon Sinks Geological Area (area is unavailable), the River Sinks are a connected showcase of karst formations making up part of the Woodville Karst Plain.

The River Sinks are on a non-contiguous part of the Apalachicola National Forest, and must be accessed from the River Sinks Tract trailhead, which is a part of Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park. The state charges a fee to enter the park.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check the Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park | Florida State Parks website to see if access to River Sinks is open.
Operational Hours: Day use only
Fees: Florida State Parks requires a fee to park at the River Sinks Tract trailhead.

General Information


From Tallahassee

  • At the intersection of Capital Circle SW and Crawfordville Highway, head south for 6.5 miles.
  • Turn left onto CJ Spears Road.
  • The parking area will be immediately on your right.

From Crawfordville

  • At the intersection of Wakulla-Arran Road and Crawfordville Highway, head north for 7.5 miles.
  • Turn right onto CJ Spears Road.
  • The parking area will be immediately on your left.


The site can only be accessed from a trailhead operated by Florida's State Parks.


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Viewing Plants

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