NATURAL NORTH FLORIDA IS HOME TO THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF NATURAL SPRINGS IN THE WORLD, AMAZING GULF COAST SUNSETS, WORLD-CLASS FISHING, PRISTINE RIVERS FOR PADDLING EXCURSIONS AND PEACEFUL TRAILS TO HIKE ON.



Formed in 1993, Visit Natural North Florida (aka The Original Florida Tourism Task Force) is a governmental entity formed through an interlocal agreement among county governments to promote tourism in north central Florida. The region encompasses Florida’s Big Bend coastal area, spanning Wakulla County in the west down to Cedar Key/Levy County in the south, east to Gainesville, and north to the Florida-Georgia state line. The Task Force is a founding partner of the official tourism marketing organization for the state, VISIT FLORIDA.

The mission of Visit Natural North Florida is to promote the natural, historic and cultural attractions of the area in order to increase the number of visitors and to extend their stay.  The goal of the organization is to enhance the economy, image and quality of life of the area through expanded revenues and employment opportunities.  At the same time, Visit Natural North Florida encourages the preservation of the resources which bring focus to the area.

For additional information on Visit Natural North Florida, please call 877.955.2199 (toll free), 352.955.2199 or email info@visitnaturalnorthflorida.com.

See Natural North Florida

Cranes on Paynes Prairie in Alachua County, FL
A few of the thousand sandhill cranes that spend winter months at Paynes Prairie in Alachua County, FL.

Manatee Springs in Levy County, FL
Kayakers enjoying Manatee Springs in Levy County, FL.

Ichetucknee Springs State Park, FL
Ichetucknee Springs State Park, a six-mile river that feeds into the Santa Fe River.

Fanning Springs, FL
Swimming or snorkeling in Fanning Springs State Park is a popular activity in warmer months.

Fanning Spring
Visit the town of Suwannee, a quaint small town near the gulf.

Blue Crab Festival in Wakulla County, FL
Attend the annual Blue Crab Festival in Wakulla County, FL.