Springs For Picnicking

Seven Sisters Spring Underwater Cave
Branford

Seven Sisters Spring

Seven Sisters Spring is one of the best springs in Florida, and one of the most beautiful. Seven Sisters Spring is part of the Chassahowitzka Springs Group, and is located on the Chassahowitzka River. Seven Sisters Spring is popular for many activities, including swimming, snorkeling, manatee viewing, kayaking, and canoeing.

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Little River Spring in O'Brien, Florida
Branford

Little River Springs

Little River Springs is a popular natural spring in north west Florida. It is located off of the Suwannee River in O’Brien, Florida. Little River Springs is a popular destination for swimming, cave diving, picnicking and more.

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Royal Springs
Branford

Royal Springs

Royal Springs is a popular spring and swimming hole in Suwannee County, Florida. Royal Springs is set inside a Suwannee County park which covers approximately 5 acres. Royal Springs is a popular destination for swimming and scuba diving.

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Rainbow Springs State Park
Brooksville

Rainbow Springs

The Rainbow Springs Group is located approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Dunnellon and forms the headwaters of the Rainbow River. Rainbow Springs is protected by Rainbow Springs State Park.

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Salt Springs Recreation Area
Daytona Beach

Salt Springs

Salt Springs is a heavily developed spring inside Ocala National Forest. There is a shallow spring pool and a spring run. The pool has several vents and the spring water is rich with minerals. There is an on-site campground. The spring and campground are very popular and are sometimes crowded.

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Peacock Springs Pool and Stairs
Branford

Peacock Springs

Peacock Springs is one of the best sites for cave diving in Florida. It offers an amazingly complex cave system and some of the best, most affordable and high-quality cave diving in the world. It’s located inside Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park. The rural state park is more natural and is much less developed than other state parks in Florida.

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Concrete steps lead into the blue-green water of Poe Springs
Gainesville

Poe Springs

Poe Springs is a lovely spring near Gainesville and the town of High Springs. It’s set inside Poe Springs Park, which is a well-maintained county park with a variety of nice facilities. It’s set alongside the Santa Fe River and provides river access. Poe Springs is great for swimming, picnicking and families.

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Volusia Blue Springs
Daytona Beach

Volusia Blue Springs

Volusia Blue Springs is one of the most beautiful, popular and unique springs in Florida. It’s set inside Blue Springs State Park. This spring offers on-site camping, cabin rentals, kayaking, hiking and manatee viewing.

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Morrison-Spring-Blue-Water
Panama City

Morrison Springs

Morrison springs is a beautiful park and spring in the Florida Panhandle. It’s owned by the State of Florida, but is operated by Walton County. Morrison Springs is a popular swimming hole for locals and visitors. It’s one of the most popular freshwater SCUBA diving sites in Florida.

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Kelly Park/Rock Springs Head Spring
Apopka

Rock Springs Kelly Park

Rock Springs is a hidden gem. It’s one of the best, most popular and beautiful springs in Florida. This spring is near Orlando so it makes a great day trip. The water in Rock Springs is crystal clear, and is filled with fascinating rock formations, including limestone caves and cliffs. Rock Springs is a popular spring for tubing, paddle boarding and more. Many people describe Kelly Park/Rock Springs as a natural lazy river.

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