Split Rock Conservation Area

Near the sinkhole where Hogtown Creek disappears into the Floridan aquifer, Split Rock Conservation Area protects acres of forest and wetlands. Forested areas include diverse calcareous hammock with limestone outcrops, sinkholes, and majestic oak and hickory trees. Split Rock also contains portions of Hogtown Prairie, a vast wetland marsh which is seasonally flooded by Hogtown Creek.


SW 20th Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32607


Dawn to dusk daily

Park Rules & Info

The park is a sanctuary where plants, animals, and historic and cultural resources are protected by law. Please stay on the established trails and keep pets on a leash at all times. Motorized vehicles, camping, fires and digging are prohibited. The entrance is located just north of the Portofino neighborhood on SW 20th Avenue and is easily reached from RTS bus route 76.