One of the best springs around Gainesville if you're looking for a place to swim and picnic. There is a high platform for jumping in and doing flips (if you're so inclined). There is also a rather large shallow area for smaller children, and unlike most springs the river access is blocked by a floating dock. The dock serves as a great sunning spot. This is also one of the few springs I have been to that has an on duty life guard. And of course it has plenty of shaded picnic tables, swings, restrooms, and a volleyball net. However its not at all suited for scuba diving.
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