Our Natural North Florida region has some wonderful springs! Many are in State Parks (Madison Blue, White Springs, Ichetucknee, Fanning Springs, Manatee Springs, Troy Springs, Lafayette Blue, and Peacock Springs, for example) and are a bargain to enter. Others are in private parks, some dedicated to SCUBA diving and snorkeling (Devils Den, Blue Grotto) and others to swimming (Bronson Blue, Ginnie Springs, Hart Springs, Convict Springs and Otter Springs). All of these private springs have entry fees.
However, we also have a number of no-charge springs run by counties that are as much fun. Some are small, all are clean and clear, and all are lots of fun. They’re just plain “swimmin’ holes’. Here are a few favorites: