Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole

Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole was supposed to be my first solo destination, however I got lost and ended up at Devil’s Den instead.  Whoops!

After Devil’s Den, Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole was easily overshadowed but still a great place to visit!  Imagine a lush rainforest with trickling streams, greenery everywhere you look, and a small wooden path down to a 500 ft. sinkhole laced with vegetation.  Can you picture it?  You’ve arrived at Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole!

Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole

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If you want to hear all the details about my first solo travel experience including Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole, check out this post: My First Solo Adventure.

Things To Do

The main reason to visit Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole is to visit the sinkhole, of course!  The park also has several walking trails, picnic tables, and areas to view wildlife.  There is a 1/2 mile trail which circles the rim of the sinkhole and a 232-step stairway to the bottom (it doesn’t feel that long).

Admission: $4 per vehicle (up to 8 people), $2 pedestrian

For more information and a complete list of activities available, check out the Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole website.

Location

5390 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL 32696

*Approx. 30 minutes from the University of Florida Campus

Best Time to Visit

Monday & TuesdayCLOSED

Wednesday-Sunday: Opens 9am –  Closes 5pm

Want more info?

Head on over to the Devil’s Millhopper Sinkhole website for more information.

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