Type of Attraction: State Park
Highlights: The Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park lies adjacent to the Suwanee River and features a visitor center, 200-foot carillon tower, hiking and biking trails, campsites and picnic areas. Known as the “Father of American Music,” Foster is the composer who wrote “Old Folks at Home,” which immortalized the Suwanee River.
Hours: Daily, 8 AM to Dusk
Admission: $5 per vehicle
Address: U.S. 41, White Springs, Florida
Phone Number: (386) 397-2733
Directions: The Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park is located 3 miles East of Interstate 75 along U.S. 41.
Rich’s Trivia: Florida’s State Song, “Old Folks at Home” (“Swanee River”) was written by Stephen Foster (who never set foot in Florida).
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park