Suwannee Cabin Sanctuary in Dixie County, FL

Come discover the nature of rustic Florida. Dixie County is defined by the Gulf of Mexico to the west, the Steinhatchee River to the north and the historical Suwannee River to the south. It is located in Natural North Florida, along the Hidden Coast of Florida's Big Bend region.

  • KAYAKING, CANOEING, HUNTING
  • NATURE EXHIBITS, PET PARKS, RANGER TOURS
  • SCUBA DIVING, SNORKELING
  • GRILLING, PICNICING, SWIMMING
  • RUSTIC, BBQ AND SEAFOOD DINING
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Cabin 1

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Cabin 2

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TreeHouse

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Cabins in Dixie County, FL

Come discover the nature of rustic Florida. Dixie County is defined by the Gulf of Mexico to the west, the Steinhatchee River to the north and the historical Suwannee River to the south. It is located in Natural North Florida, along the Hidden Coast of Florida's Big Bend region.

  • KAYAKING, CANOEING, HUNTING
  • NATURE EXHIBITS, PET PARKS, RANGER TOURS
  • SCUBA DIVING, SNORKELING
  • GRILLING, PICNICING, SWIMMING
  • RUSTIC, BBQ AND SEAFOOD DINING
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About Suwannee Sanctuary

Welcome to the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge and the Dixie Mainline trail!

Welcome to Suwannee River

This rural area is filled with undeveloped rivers, tributaries, and coastlines. The lack of development and the wealth of it natural resources makes Dixie a great area for paddling.The area is home to many county parks, state preserves, and the LOWER SUWANNEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (LSNWR). Some of the special and common wildlife of the area are manatee, bald eagles, otters, red-shouldered hawks, and kingfishers, and an array of coastal birds. The area offers great fishing.

  • BIRDING, BIKING, AND HIKING TRAILS
  • GRILLING, PICNICING, SWIMMING
  • SCUBA DIVING, SNORKELING
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Experience Nature

Dixie County is home to some of Florida’s most pristine artificial reefs and abundant fishing grounds. If you are ready for some inshore fishing, we have a shoreline full of creeks, inlets, and oyster bars, which host red drum, spotted seatrout, sheepshead, and flounder, to name a few. If you enjoy venturing out, the abundant fishing grounds and new artificial reefs will provide you with great catches like grouper, seabass, snapper, and mackerel.

  • CONCESSIONS AND RESTAURANTS
  • NATURE EXHIBITS, PET PARKS, RANGER TOURS
  • WILDLIFE INFORMATION, VISITOR CENTERS

Local Amenities

Experience Natural North Florida through the historic Florida Rails-to-Trails Nature Trail. Following the abandoned rail lines that were once an essential part of the Suwannee River Valley’s transportation, there are a multitude of activities available on the Nature Trail. These activities include bicycling, birding, hiking, horseback riding and picnicking.

  • KAYAKING, CANOEING, HUNTING
  • RUSTIC, BBQ AND SEAFOOD DINING
  • AMPLE PARKING, RESTROOMS, SHOWER STATIONS
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Our Amenities

Air Conditioning

Central Heating

Free Parking

Kitchen

No Pets

Smoke Free

Local Wildlife

Swimming Nearby

Local Restaurants

Responsive Host

Local Beaches

Keypad Security

Welcome to Dixie County

The Suwannee rises in the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia and runs 246 miles southwest through Florida to the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Natural Wonder of Florida

Dixie County is defined by the Gulf of Mexico to the west, the Steinhatchee River to the north and the historical Suwannee River to the south. It is located in Natural North Florida, along the Hidden Coast of Florida’s Big Bend region. This rural area is filled with undeveloped rivers, tributaries, and coastlines, and it has easy access to the waters of the Gulf. Experience Natural North Florida through the historic Florida Rails-to-Trails Nature Trail.

Following the abandoned rail lines that were once an essential part of the Suwannee River Valley’s transportation, there are a multitude of activities available on the Nature Trail. These activities include bicycling, birding, hiking, horseback riding and picnicking. Complete with restroom facilities, fountains, and wheelchair accessible areas, the Nature Trail is available to everyone. Wildlife here is abundant with squirrels, deer, and many types of birds, including red-shouldered hawks, pileated woodpeckers, and barred owls. Come spend time exploring Dixie.

Within the coastal mainlines which include Bowlegs, Storm, and Dixie, you can leave the beaten path and escape developed civilization for a memory making glimpse of “Florida’s Hidden Coast”. “Transcoastal Nature Trails” transverse Dixie County, providing visitors the full experience of the Natural North Florida tidal coastline including unique creeks, islands, and swamplands. This area is teeming with all imaginable wildlife, such as the Florida Black Bear, Florida Panther, wild hogs, deer, turkey, bald eagles, and endless other birds and reptiles. You can explored by bike, hike, or within the safe comforts of your motor vehicle.