South Florida

Springs, Lakes and Rivers

This page lists springs, lakes, rivers and other swimming holes in natural bodies of water in Florida.
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Alexander Springs Recreation Area

Alexander Springs is by far one of the easiest for visitors to enjoy. A broad and naturally gently sloped spring pool becomes a natural water park whe ...

49525 County Rd 445,, Altoona, FL, 32702
Blue Spring State Park

Blue Spring State Park covers more than 2,600 acres, including the largest spring on the St. John's River. Blue Spring is a designated manatee refuge. ...

2100 W. French Avenue, Orange City, Florida, 32763
Blue Springs Park - Gilchrist County

Blue Springs is a heavenly escape from everyday life and hurried vacations. Swim or float in a tube in the crystal-clear blue waters, walk the boardwa ...

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, Florida, 32643
Buccaneer Bay at Weeki Wachee State Park

Buccaneer Bay Waterpark is a true piece of Roadside America. Located inside Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, it features five awesome waterslides, thr ...

6131 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, FL, 34606
De Leon Springs

The outstanding feature of the 625 acre park is the spring, overlooking beautiful Spring Garden Run, producing 19 million gallons of water a day at 72 ...

601 Ponce deLeon Boulevard, De Leon Springs, FL, 32130
Devil's Den

Visit Devil's Den -- an underground spring inside a dry cave in central Florida. The remains of many extinct animals from the Pleistocene Age (2 milli ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue,, Williston, Florida, 32696
Donaldson Park & Rowe Community Center

Ammenities inclue: 1 Pavilion, Boat Ramp/Dock, Butterfly Gardens, Gazebo, Jog/Walk Paths, Picnic Amenities, Playgrounds, Restrooms, Sand Volleyball Co ...

Area: North West (Parkland/Coconut Creek/Coral Springs/Margate)
900 NW 43 Ave, Coconut Creek, Florida, 33073
Exchange Club Park

A natural environment area, providing swimming beach and fishing Includes: Play area, tables, restrooms.

Area: North East (Deerfield Beach/Lighthouse Point/Pompano Beach)
2200 NE 24th St., Pompano Beach, Florida
Fanning Springs

Located on the Suwannee River, this inviting source of cool, clear water has attracted people for thousands of years. Swimming or snorkeling in the sp ...

18020 N.W. Highway 19, Fanning Springs, Florida, 32693
Florida Caverns State Park/Blue Hole Spring

This is one of the few state parks with dry (air-filled) caves and is the only state park in Florida to offer cave tours to the public. The Florida Ca ...

3345 Caverns Road, Marianna, FL, 32446
Ginnie Springs

Enjoy our seven crystal-clear, freshwater springs nestled in over 200 wooded acres along the banks of the Santa Fe River in Florida. Each day, the 7 s ...

7300 NE Ginnie Springs Rd., High Springs, Florida, 32643
Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Par

Visitors can see West Indian manatees every day of the year from the park's underwater observatory in the main spring. The park showcases native Flori ...

4150 S. Suncoast Boulevard, Homosassa, Florida, 34446
Ichetucknee Springs

The crystalline Ichetucknee River flows six miles through shaded hammocks and wetlands before it joins the Santa Fe River. From the end of May until e ...

12087 S.W. US Hwy 27, Fort White, Florida, 32038
Juniper Springs

Beneath a tightly-knit canopy of live oaks, Juniper Springs is a beautiful pool of crystalline water in the heart of the desert-like Big Scrub. Childr ...

From Interstate 75 at SR 40 in Ocala, drive east through Ocala and Silver Springs to reach the Ocala National Forest. It's about 28 miles from I-75 to the recreation area entrance road on the left., Ocala, FL
Kelly Park /Rock Springs Run

Kelly Park features a free-flowing natural spring (68 degrees year round), full-service concession, picnic pavilions and playground. Tent and RV campi ...

400 E Kelly Park RD, Apopka,, FL, 32712
Poe Springs

Poe Springs is just around the corner from the lively little town of High Springs, in Alachua County, just up the road from Gainesville. Poe Springs p ...

28800 NW 182nd Avenue, High Springs, Florida, 32643
Quiet Waters Park

Quiet Waters Park is a 430-acre Broward County Park. Quiet Waters also features a man-made beach, a skate park, campgrounds, fishing, and a children's ...

Free: Yes
Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North East (Deerfield Beach/Lighthouse Point/Pompano Beach)
401 S Powerline Rd, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442, Deerfield Beach, FL, 33442
Rainbow Springs State Park

Archaeological evidence indicates people have been using this spring for nearly 10,000 years. Rainbow Springs is Florida's fourth largest spring and, ...

19158 S.W. 81st Place Road, Dunnellon, Florida, 34432
Salt Springs

Salt Springs Recreation Area is one the recreational jewels of the Ocala National Forest, with a spectacular natural mineral spring that gives the are ...

13851 Hwy 19 N, Salt Springs, Florida, (352) 685-2048
Silver Glen Springs

As the sun shines, rainbows play across the bottom of the crystal-clear spring basin at Silver Glen Springs, a beautiful spot along the edge of the Bi ...

5271 Florida 19, Salt Springs, Florida
Three Sisters Springs Wildlife Refuge

Enjoy a boardwalk around Three Sisters Springs and explore 57 acres with nature trails to view 5 natural springs, Lake Crystal and wetlands. Manatee c ...

123 NW US Highway 19, Crystal River, FL, 34428