Florida’s Newest Springs State Park

gilchrist blue springs State park

Looking for a new place to visit this summer? Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park, the newest addition to Florida State Parks, is home to a stunning display of natural springs that will entice you with its calm, crystalline waters. This Florida natural wonder is ideal for an outdoor excursion, where you can spend the day […]

Splash Around in the Springs Near Gainesville, Florida

Ichetucknee Springs State Park

North Florida is home to over 1,000 freshwater springs, including the United States’ largest collection of first-magnitude freshwater springs. The springs are an excellent way to get outside and explore Florida’s natural side. Did you know that the crystal clear water flows from underground all year at a refreshing 72 degrees Fahrenheit, or 22 degrees […]

Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park

Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park

Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park Google  4.5/5 Trip Advisor  4.5/5 Key Information Contact Info 941-575-5816 Location 12301 Burnt Store Road Punta Gorda FL 33955 Entry Fee Free Opening Hours Sunrise until sunset Introduction The park covers 45,387 acres and preserves more than 100 miles of beachfront in Charlotte and Lee counties around Charlotte […]

Best Springs In Florida for Swimming

Ichetucknee Springs State Park

It’s summer in Florida, so swimming, sailing, and soaking up the rays are on the agenda.One of the best aspects of Florida is the abundance of lakes, rivers, and springs for outdoor recreation. There are plenty of options in the Florida area for a peaceful river for an afternoon of sunbathing and relaxation, or a […]

Is Rum Island Springs and Gennie Springs the same location?

Rum Island Springs County Park

Rum Island Springs County Park, located at 1447 S W Rum Island Terrace in Fort White, Florida, is a natural spring. This location is located in Columbia County. Where Does The Santa Fe River Start And Finish? It begins upstream of the town of Worthington Springs in southern Union County and flows into the mighty […]

A day in Rum Island Springs

Rum Island Springs County Park

Rum Island Springs County Park is a natural spring in Fort White, Florida, located at 1447 S W Rum Island Terrace. Columbia County is where this is located. This spring has free admission and is absolutely stunning! It quickly became one of our favorite times of the year. Rum Island Springs is a beautiful natural […]

5 Best Swimming Parks in Florida

Rum Island Springs County Park

In Florida, we have many places to visit, and you can do a number of activities there. But if you missed the swimming in Florida, then you missed the main thing on your trip. So make a list of activities that you have to do in Florida and put swimming at the top of the […]

We camped in Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park

Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park

Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park is Florida’s newest state park, located in High Springs. The state bought the property in 2017 and turned it into the 175th state park in the state. I had visited the facility when it was privately owned and operated and felt it would be much better cared for by the […]