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“blue springs”(44 reviews)
“per person”(13 reviews)
“santa fe river”(22 reviews)
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...more
7450 NE 60th St, High Springs, FL 32643-5821
+1 386-454-1369
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All reviewsblue springsper personsanta fe riverconcession standwinter monthsbeautiful springdiving platformboat tourfew hourssnack shopthe water was crystal clearplenty of picnic tablesgreat for familiesbring your bug sprayclean bathrooms and showerspaddle boards and kayakskids jumping
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is truly amazing. They have a few spots for camping. It was only $6 per car admission. I have never seen such clear water. It's a bit cold since it is spring fed but you can see all the way to the bottom....More

1  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful springs with jumping platform and plenty of room for people to swim or tube. Campground is small but shady and nice. Rv side is a lil tight but the tent side is nice spacious large spots! Short walk to spring and sand volleyball courts...More

Thank Travel242424
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Swam with the manatees and enjoyed the total snorkeling experience.We would recommend this spring to anyone. Caution: This place get extremely busy on the weekends.

Thank peterzurbich
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We came to Gilchrist Blue Springs to do some camping and to see the beautiful water! While the spring area is beautiful, the campground is far from ready for those with RV’s! The road approx 1.5 miles to the campground area is extremely washed out...More

1  Thank Carol N
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Crystal clear water... Helpful staff. There are 2 springs, a river/steam, a jumping platform and shallow sandy areas for small kids. Perfect ending to a great weekend trip

Thank crysaskew2018
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Thus park was a hidden gem. The park was not over crowded. The water was crystal clear even with the recent flooding. The staff was super helpful. And the concession and rentals were affordable. Great shaded and shallow water for younger kids. Don't miss the...More

2  Thank crys_askew
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Our family went there for the day and not only is this a very economical destination it is beautiful. The park is clean and well maintained. I can't wait to go again!

Thank insoptinc2
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I love this place i coming for 3 years every year we rent a cabin the cabins have stove, microwave, refrigerator, sofa,Florida room everything is ok not very clean but its ok The only concern and the most important is we cannot sleep when we...More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed July 14, 2018

My wife and I stayed here in February last year in our 31" travel trailer. The roads and campground are not built or maintained for towing a trailer. The campground roads were also terrible and the sites were difficult to locate. We were disappointed that...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

So beautiful! We tubed down the Santa Fe River and took a visit to the Spring. It was so clear. Snorkeling was amazing! Not as busy as Ginnie Springs and so easier to explore the caves and wildlife!

Thank JILL F
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Marcus l
July 19, 2018|
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Response from 712mildred | Reviewed this property |
ii would call. but they are allowed almost everywhere now . as they should be. good luck
Yesenia C
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Mariel D | Reviewed this property |
I believe there a couple, literally maybe 2.
May 22, 2018|
Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
You can access the Santa Fe at CR 47 or US 27 both of which have public boat ramps. However, if you enter through Blue Springs there is a lot more that you can do like enjoying the springs, cooking out, volleyball... More