Home to over 1,000 freshwater springs and 33 parks and nature preserves, Alachua County is the perfect place for you to explore the great outdoors.
Prepare for your outdoor adventure with CORE’s rental resources.
The Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department manages more than 3,200 acres of parks, recreation spaces, natural areas and community centers.
Located eight miles south of campus on Highway 441, Lake Wauburg offers UF students, faculty and staff a place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.
From sailing and climbing to Wilderness First Responder medical certification, find workshops that will leave you empowered and prepared to get out there.
From beginner friendly day trips to extended overnight trips, whatever type of adventure you’re looking for – CORE has you covered!
Save at various businesses and retailers with the GatorPerks program, which provides exclusive discounts for UF faculty and staff.
Learn about the benefits of composting, UF’s composting program and how you can start composting.
Fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods, plants, crafts and more — explore our list of farmers markets in Gainesville and the surrounding area!
Whether you hope to grow your own vegetables, adorn the yard with gorgeous ornamentals, or simply keep your lawn neat and healthy, UF/IFAS Extension has resources that can help.
Located in the heart of the Southeast’s largest academic health center, the gardens provide a peaceful and verdant respite for patients, faculty, staff and the public.