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Blue Springs Park

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, FL 32643
386-454-1369
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Ranked #4 of 10 attractions in High Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Owner description: Explore 250 acres of the "Real Florida" and stroll along our 1/4 mile boardwalk as it follows the springs run to the Santa Fe River. Gaze into the... more » Owner description: Explore 250 acres of the "Real Florida" and stroll along our 1/4 mile boardwalk as it follows the springs run to the Santa Fe River. Gaze into the crystal blue depths from the dock overlooking the spring's boil. Whether it's swimming, picnicking, tubing, canoeing, camping, hiking or just plain relaxing...make Blue Springs your adventure destination! « less
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Vienna, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When I recently went to visit my daughter in Gainesville Florida my husband asked me what are you going to do for a week in Gainesville. Well my daughter found plenty of things for us to do, but I have to say my most favorite was our visit to Blue Springs. We packed a picnic lunch and charcoal for the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to Blue Springs for many years & always have a blast. Frequently they have been Boy Scout trips & we camp here rather than Ginny because the drinking is insane at Ginny, usually a fatality there every summer. At Blue all the non campers must leave at 7 so it calms down at night. The spring... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

First off, don't confuse this with Blue Springs STATE Park. This is in a different location, with less to do, and it's more expensive. These springs are nestled in between Ichetucknee, O'leno, Ginnie Springs, and the Santa Fe River. In its natural state, I'm sure it would be a very pretty place. However, on a Saturday in July, the place... More

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Melbourne, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Visited July 5, 2014- It wasnt quite what we expected, or even close. First off the spring run is extremely narrow and I wouldnt call it a run, its more of a sprint. VERY short and you spend the whole time maneuvering around canoes, fallen trees and there are places its so shallow your behind will literally bump things on... More

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Newberry, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Blue Springs is one of our favorite places. However, the people who run it are not particularly pleasant. I'd give it a 10 out of 5 if it weren't for the people who run it. But that does not affect our fun. We rented a canoe this last time and were surprised at the way we were treated. They rented... More

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

All I can say is Blue Springs is a beautiful attration! The water is blue and crystal clear! Jumping off the deck is a blast!! I love that you can stroll on the walkway over the springs and enjoy the lovely view. It is a little pricey, $10 a person to get into the park, but it is truly worth... More

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Fort White, Florida
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9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Blue Springs is unique amongst most springs along the Santa Fe River. It has a large basin and a jump off deck and beaches for the parents. It also had a nice boardwalk. However they are a bit pricey. I would suggest season passes.

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Orlando
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39 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It is small, access road to the park is soft sand (not motorcycle friendly), place to swim.....not a warm and fuzzy feeling from the lady at the gate. No pets allowed.

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High Springs, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a great place for picnics, swimming, scuba family reunions, office parties, etc.. Owners are friendly and good to work with..

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A road trip to Blue Springs was fantastic. The water was kept at a cool temperature despite the humid weather. An entrance fee will be charged, so its more worth it to travel in with a car (with more people in the car that is). Besides seeing the aquatic mammals (huge fish & manatees), you get to snorkel for free... More

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