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Poe Springs Park

Opens in 25 min: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Small and Pristine but Be Aware of some items below

Poe Springs is a lovely small spring that feels as though you have the place to yourself. However a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
katmacrone
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Tampa, Florida
Lovely Spring

Positives: beautiful Old Florida at its best, easy access stairs all over the spring, lots of... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
mcguire8496
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Palm Coast, Florida
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28800 NW 182nd Ave, High Springs, FL 32643-2711
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Park is beautiful,but on there site said nothing about river to high so Spring was closed.We drove 50 miles for nothing.I no it is a county park,but Spring in summer is the draw.Saw other cars at gate disappointed.If you could put info on site that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Don K
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Poe Springs is a lovely small spring that feels as though you have the place to yourself. However a couple of cautionary items. The springs is closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays. That is not highlighted and could lead to disappointments. The walk to the spring...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank katmacrone
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful spring. Staff was super nice and helpful. The spring was not crowded and the walkway to the spring was great and well kept up. Our 1 yr old loved the steps into the spring bc she could stand and play.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank crysaskew2018
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Positives: beautiful Old Florida at its best, easy access stairs all over the spring, lots of pavillions to get under with picnic tables, cute turtles, lots of shady spots, lots of sunny spots. All of that and it's free! Negatives: long walk through the woods...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank mcguire8496
Reviewed June 29, 2018

A plus is a playground near the parking lot. The walk is a bit long to the springs for young children or those with limited mobility. There is no cell signal and no running water or flush restrooms by the springs. There is no sandy...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank smilllerhouse
Reviewed May 25, 2018

paved drive. paved parking. well maintained boardwalk. sparsely used spring. you can wade in and swim down. picnic tables, restrooms and pavilion.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

If you want a spring that's not overly crowded check this place out. Admission was free , there is a very nice spring that leads to the river. The walk to the spring from the parking lot is a nice stroll , through the woods...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank gra567
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I love Poe Springs Park. The water is beautiful year round. It has a great playground for the kids. Most of the picnic tables are located before the spring. So bring a table/chairs if you want to picnic by the water. You must bring a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
7  Thank GoldenJones
Reviewed January 3, 2018

we had a bbq with about 20 people and it is a fun place to go. there is no charge to get in and nice trails to walk. springs are beautiful also. great place to nature walk or to bring the kids

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank amyles
Reviewed November 5, 2017

My sister and I went to visit the Poe Springs. We drove in to a sign that said "closed until further notice". Would have been nice if they had posted something of this nature on the web site.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Becky B
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beverlyjatribertsin
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Fairladyzee |
Yes, there are gators in all springs in Florida
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Michaela S
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Fairladyzee |
Not sure in miles but it’s probably a 2-3 hour trip. The river carries you towards Ginnie but if your paddling it goes much faster
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Eilanwy
January 17, 2017|
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we didn't get married at Poe Springs, however we spent a good deal of time there. Bugs and mosquitoes were not real bad but there were some. It is a beautiful park. I'm not sure if it's private enough for a wedding, but... More
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