LIVE OAK - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s
Florida Park Service will host a special naming event at Peacock Springs State
Park in Live Oak on Tuesday, November 16, at 11:00 a.m.
Peacock Springs State Park will be renamed in honor of Wes Skiles,
world-class explorer, cinematographer and photographer, who passed away earlier
this year. Skiles’ legacy includes a passion for the protection Florida’s
springs, cave exploration, a vast understanding of the Floridan aquifer and
superb educational and adventurous science films.
For more information on Florida’s state parks, visit
This event will take place:
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Peacock Springs State Park
Park Entrance Located on 180th Street
Off of State Road 51
Live Oak, Florida