micanopyoutdoors resizedExplore the beautiful town of Micanopy!

Enjoy outdoor activities such as canoeing, kayaking, hiking and swimming in local springs nearby. Visit the many shops and antique stores around town.

For an extended stay, Micanopy is in close proximity (within a 15 minute drive) to the University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, Butterfly Rainforest, Harn Museum of Art, Paynes Prairie State Park, Marjorie Rawlings State Park and the rolling hills of Ocala horse farms. We are conveniently located 1 mile from I-75, Exit 374, or US 441S at the edge of our Historic District.

Please contact us for more information.

Micanopy Historic Preservation Trust

P.O. Box 727
Micanopy, FL 32667
Phone: 828-342-5644
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We are a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1994 to save and protect the historic structures and sites of Micanopy, Florida.

Micanopy Historical Society Museum

607 NE Cholokka Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667
Phone: 352-466-3200
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Open Daily
   1:00 to 4:00
Experience local history from the time of the Timucuan Indians through the growth of the town of Micanopy. Established in 1821, Micanopy has a rich agricultural history that helped establish it as Florida's first inland town. Explore historic Micanopy through the window of time. Located in the old Thrasher Warehouse. 

Micanopy Trust for Historic Forts & Battlefields

154 NW 2nd Ave
Micanopy, FL 32667
Phone: 352-466-4972
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The mission of the Micanopy Trust is straightforward as well as ambitious: to attain our goals, including the ultimate designation of National Historic Landmark. The Trust maintains a close relationship with Gulf Archaeology Research Institute (Crystal River) and our board of directors include individuals with diverse backgrounds in business, the military, local government, museum operations, as well as academic history.

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

100 Savannah Blvd
Micanopy, FL 32667
Phone: 352-466-3397
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Paynes Prairie is biologically, geologically and historically unique. This park became Florida´s first state preserve in 1971 and is now designated as a National Natural Landmark. Noted artist and naturalist William Bartram called it the great Alachua Savannah when he wrote about his visit to the prairie in 1774.


Map and event information

Visit Micanopy!

• Memorial Day Commemoration (May)
• Independence Day Parade (July)
Micanopy Fall Festival (October)
• Light Up Micanopy (December)

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Upcoming Events

Old Time Florida Christmas in Downtown Micanopy

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - Noon to 6 pm
Come to downtown Micanopy and enjoy an Old Time Florida Christmas! 

Downtown Micanopy streets and shops will be decorated with festive holiday lights. There will be a pet costume contest, pizza truck, carolers, scavenger hunt, craft demonstrations and much more!

Then at 5:30, it's "Light Up Micanopy" in front of Town Hall. 

Please visit our Facebook page to stay current on upcoming events! 

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