The Devils Millhopper Sinkhole, Gainesville FL
Devils Millhopper is a National Natural Landmark that has been studied and visited by the curious and researchers for the last 200 plus years. The sinkhole has been home to many treasures for geologist.
Fossils and Extinct Animals
Shark teeth fossils, fossilized remains of extinct land animals and marine shells have been discovered in the Devils Millhopper sinkhole.
As you travel down the steps into the 120-foot deep hole, you will hear and see small streams trickling down the slopes of limestone and lush vegetation in the walls of the sinkhole.
Devils Millhopper is a registered national landmark
Visitors can enjoy picnicking and hiking through the state park. The studious can learn more about the sinkhole through interpretive displays in the parks welcome center. The park is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.
Devils Millhopper is located two miles northwest of Gainesville, off State Road 232, also called Millhopper Road in Alachua County Florida.
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