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Blue Spring State Park

2100 West French Avenue, Orange City, FL 32763
386–775–3663
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Orange City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Parks
Activities: Scuba diving, Viewing wildlife, Hiking
Description: State park offering a variety of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing, boating, snorkeling and scuba diving.
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Indian Harbour Beach
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

My husband and I rented a cabin for an overnight visit. We went on a Segway Tour the first day and went on a Kayak Tour the next day. The tours were arranged through St. Johns River Cruises. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend any of the tours they offer, which include a pontoon boat river... More

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New England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Wow...What a gorgeous place. The nature Trails, The moss trees, The beauty!!! Not to mention being able to float on the river. Huge tarp swim around you and then up comes the cutest Manatee. We paid $5.00 for the car to park,that's it. Well worth the trip.Who needs to swim with the dolphins in the park... when you can swim... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

50 minutes from Daytona Beach this beautiful park can be found just outside of Deland. It is spacious and beautiful. The main attraction seems to be the 2 hour pontoon cruise on the St. John river. Birds,alligators and nature are all plentiful and we very much enjoyed the serenity offered by the experience. Entrance to the park is $6 while... More

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Brandon, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We camped here for 2 days for our Anniversary this summer, and the 72 degree water was very refreshing on a hot summer day. We went tubing down the river and just relaxed at the campground most of the time. Very quiet campground with clean restrooms close to campsites. Lots of privacy at the campsites and pretty surroundings. It's best... More

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Mt. Plymouth
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Blue Spring State Park is great for just about anything!!! The river is wide and the spring head is huge! You can go Tubing, Snorkeling, Canoeing, SCUBA diving, Kayaking and on and on! It a great place for a picnic and it full of history. In the winter it full of hundreds of manatees. Her is a few vids I... More

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We visited in late February 2014 and found Blue Spring to be a wonderful paradise to enjoy nature - we spent much time viewing the fish and manatees in the beautiful crystal clear blue water.....take a picnic lunch (choices are limited at the concession stand) and relax at this peaceful place. Don't miss the Thursby home built in the late... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a great day and out and a real change of pace from Orlando (less than 1 hour drive). We rented a cabin overnight which is highly recommended and can be booked online - remember to take charcoal for the grill if you're going to cook / bbq there (but otherwise there is a full kitchen). Beautiful location and... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had a good time swimming around in the spring. The platform to jump off was not there. We went on Monday and it wasn't packed. Tuesday when we went back there were very few people there which was nice. There was an alligator sun bathing on a long along the shore of the spring. People kept swimming close to... More

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Deltona, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love the water is crystal clear, the gift shop staff are super informative and the hot dog stand staff could be friendlier!

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Brandon, Fl
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123 reviews 123 reviews
23 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great area, great park but gets over packed easily. Staff was nice, prices were a little high but not too bad. The spring was fun but a lot smaller that i was expecting. With all that said I woudl still recommend a trip here if you're in the area.

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