City of Alachua, Florida

Established in 1884, and incorporated in 1905, Alachua was built on the railroad trade route crossing Florida. The name Alachua comes from a Native American word meaning "sink". In 1995, Alachua was awarded the Most Outstanding Rural Community by the State of Florida. The City of Alachua offers small town charm and rural heritage despite it's growth and close proximity to University of Florida and Santa Fe College.

San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park is known for being one of Florida's best kept secret hiking spots. This state park is also one of the largest remaining hardwood forests in Florida. Along side the hiking trails, San Felasco also has perfect views for birdwatching, the best off road biking, and historical sites available for viewing. Featuring picnic tables and scenic views, this is the perfect spot for a family outing or enjoying some of Florida's natural beauty. 

San Felasco Hammock Preserve