Springs, Lakes and Rivers

This page lists springs, lakes, rivers and other swimming holes in natural bodies of water in the Clay County and Bradford County, Florida area.
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Blue Spring State Park - Orange City

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

2100 West French Avenue, Orange City, FL
Bob's River Place - Branford

Listed as # 6 among the"Hidden Gems In Florida", Bob's River Place is a Popular Swimming Hole Located on the Famous Suwannee River. Described as "Swis ...

2878 NE 340 Hwy, Branford, FL, 32008
DeLeon 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 de Leon Blvd., DeLeon Springs, FL, 32130
Devil's Den - Williston

Devil's Den Spring is a privately owned scuba diving training center. We offer snorkeling 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. No certification is necessa ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, FL, 32696
Fanning Springs

Located on the Suwannee River, this inviting source of cool, clear water has attracted people for thousands of years. Fanning Springs now produces les ...

18020 NW Hwy 19, Fanning Springs, FL, 32693
Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park -  High Springs

Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park is the newest addition to Florida State Parks! The park contains a collection of natural springs, including a large ...

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, FL, 32643
Ginnie Springs - High Springs

Located on the Santa Fe River in High Springs Florida, Ginnie Springs is one of the clearest springs in Florida. The 72-degree water is perfect for ri ...

5000 NE 60th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
Hart Springs -  Bell

Come make a big splash at Hart Springs! Cool off in the crystal clear waters of our designated swimming area with your favorite raft or tube. The year ...

4240 SW 86th Avenue, Bell, FL, 32619
Ichetucknee Springs State Park - Fort White

The crystalline Ichetucknee River flows six miles through shaded hammocks and wetlands before it joins the Santa Fe River. In 1972, the head spring of ...

12087 S.W. U.S. 27, Fort White, FL, 32038
Juniper Springs - Silver Springs

Showcasing sparkling springs in a subtropical setting, Juniper Springs is one of the oldest and best known recreation areas on the East Coast. Located ...

26701 East Highway 40, Silver Springs, FL, 34488
Kelly Park/Rock Springs Run - Apopka

Rock Springs at Kelly Park in Apopka is Central Florida's natural lazy river. Rock Springs produces 26,000 gallons of crystal clear water every minute ...

400 E Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, FL, 32712
Lafayette Blue Springs State Park - Mayo

Visitors can take a dip in the first magnitude spring, walk across the natural limestone bridge that crosses the spring run flowing into the iconic Su ...

799 N.W. Blue Spring Road, Mayo, Florida, 32066
Little River Springs - Branford

Little River has a large parking lot, picnic areas, concreted sidewalks and pathways, tanning ledges, and board walks. It has spectacular views overlo ...

24891 105th Ln, O-Brien, FL, 32071
Manatee Springs - Chiefland

The first-magnitude spring at this park produces an average of 100 million gallons of clear, cool water daily. In winter, West Indian manatees swim up ...

11650 NW 115 Street, Chiefland, FL, 32626
Poe Springs - High Springs

The spring basin is accessible either from the Santa Fe River, or from a boardwalk 1,000 feet from the parking area. The basin is up to 25 feet deep. ...

Free: Yes
28800 NW 182nd Avenue, High Springs, FL
Rainbow Springs State Park - Dunnellon

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

19158 S.W. 81st Place Road, Dunnellon, FL, 34432
Rum Island Springs - Fort White

River access, boat ramp, picnicking areas, and the pure, natural spring where you can snorkel, dive, swim and canoe.

Rum Island Springs County Park, SW Rum Island Terrace and Santa Fe River, Fort White, FL
Salt Springs

Salt Springs Recreation Area is one of the recreational jewels of the Ocala National Forest. The recreation area is located in the lush, semi-tropical ...

13851 N. Hwy 19, Salt Springs, FL, 32134
Silver Glen Springs

Located in the Ocala National Forest and operated by the US Forest Service, Silver Glen Springs is unique. The spring basin is littered with large Str ...

5271 North Highway 19, Astor, FL, 32134
Silver Springs

Since the 19th century, Silver Springs has been one of Florida’s most treasured landscapes. As one of the largest artesian springs ever discovered, au ...

5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL, 34488
Sugar Creek Suwannee Springs

The Suwannee Springs tract is a featured recreation site. The historic park features the old spring house that was built in the 1800s around the sulfu ...

3243 91st Dr, Live Oak, FL, 32060
Troy Spring - Branford

This 70-foot deep, first magnitude spring offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Bring the family for an old fashioned swimm ...

674 N.E. Troy Springs Road, Branford, FL, 32008
Weeki Wachee Springs and Buccaneer Bay - Weeki Wachee

The official home of the World Famous Mermaids! Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is an enchanted spring -- the only one of its kind in the world -- and ...

6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL, 34606
Wekiva Falls, Central FL Day & Water Park

Welcome to “The Falls” a great daily hang out and Water Park in Orlando! Our natural sulfur spring is warm and features two water slides as well as a ...

30700 Wekiva River Road, Sorrento, FL, 32776
Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park - Live Oak

Recently renamed to honor the late world-class explorer, diver, cinematographer and photographer Wes Skiles, Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park has ...

18532 180th Street, Live Oak, FL, 32060