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Suwannee Springs

Suwannee Springs is a featured recreation site managed by the Suwannee River Water Management District. Visitors can swim in the springs, picnic, and enjoy the snow white river sand bars of the Suwannee River.

Troy Spring State Park

Located on the Suwannee River, this 80-acre park is a hidden gem in rural north Florida. Troy Spring consists of multiple spring vents and vertical limestone walls, surrounded by higher ground 18 feet above the water’s surface.

Fanning Springs State Park

Fanning Spring is a borderline first -magnitude spring, with clear bluish water. The spring pool is about 207 feet by 144 feet, and the main funnel-shaped vent is about 20 feet deep. Several other small seeps create sand boils and trickle into the spring pool from limestone outcroppings on one end. This is a very popular spring for families, with shallow sandy areas, a floating dock, and a platform for jumping into the deepest water above the vent.

Suwannee River State Park

Suwannee River State Park is situated where the Withlacoochee River joins the Suwannee River on its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Within the view of the confluence is Suwanacoochee Spring, a single-vent, second-magnitude spring on the southwest bank of the Withlacoochee.

Manatee Springs State Park

Manatee Springs is one of Florida’s largest springs, averaging 117 million gallons of water daily, and is a National Natural Landmark.

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