about a half mile north of micanopy is payne's prairie state preserve. the preserve offers hiking trails, camping, fishing, canoeing, and a boat ramp. on the one mile drive to the visitor center you drive through three distinct ecosystems, a cypress swamp, a pine and palmetto scrub, and oak highlands. the prairie is a grass marsh which is the habitat of alligators, bison, wild horses, and numerous bird species. a very interesting place to visit to view florida wildlife.
located on micanopy's main street is the micanopy historic museum. the museum has a collection of old farm tools and a presentation on the history of micanopy.
downtown micanopy is famous for it's antique stores. the three block main street in micanopy is lined with book, antique stores, and a couple of restaurants. a very nice place to visit in north central florida.
17110 Se County Road 234, Micanopy, FL 32667
Good for: Solo
203 Cholokka Blvd., PO Box 327, Micanopy, Florida
Good for: Couples
402 N.E. Cholokka Blvd., , Micanopy, Florida 32667
100 Savannah Blvd., Rt. 2, Box 41, Micanopy, Flori