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Springs Recreation

There are a myriad of recreational opportunities at springs in Florida.

Boating & Tubing

Discover the secrets of a spring up close and personal in a canoe, kayak or inner tube.

Camping & Picnicking

Connect with friends on a picnic outing or stargaze on a camping trip at any one of many great parks located at springs.

Swimming & Snorkeling

Take a dip in a Florida spring and have your breath taken away.

Scuba Diving and Cave Diving

Scuba divers from around the world are drawn to Florida's springs. Learn more about the secrets of scuba diving in a spring.

Nature Photography and Wildlife Observation

Springs offer incredible opportunities for nature photography and wildlife observation.

Guided Tours & Special Events

What do glass bottom boat tours, guided nature hikes, the Beach Boys and the Creature from the Black Lagoon all have in common? You can see them all at a State or privately operated spring park.

 

Major Spring Protection Efforts

Image of Flowing forth from this first magnitude headspring, as well as seven other springs, the Ichetucknee river system is one of the most pristine in the state of Florida.

Learn about efforts to protect the state's major spring systems.

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