Springs, Lakes and Rivers

This page lists springs, lakes, rivers and other swimming holes in natural bodies of water in the Tampa, Florida area.
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Alexander Springs

There are only 27 first-magnitude springs in Florida, and Alexander Springs is by far one of the eas ...

49525 County Road 445, Altoona, Florida, 32702
Blue Grotto

Dive the largest clear water cavern located in the heart of freshwater spring country in Williston, ...

3852 NE 172nd Court, Williston, Florida, 32696
Blue Spring State Park

Refreshing 72 degree waters of Blue Spring greet visitors at this gem along the St. Johns River. ...

2100 W. French Avenue, Orange City, Florida, 32763
Bob's River Place

Listed as # 6 among the"Hidden Gems In Florida", Bob's River Place is a Privately Owned Popular Swim ...

2878 NE 340 Hwy, Branford, Florida, 32008
Buccaneer Bay at Weeki Wachee Springs

Located inside Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Buccaneer Bay features four tremendous water slides, ...

6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, Florida, 34606
Crystal River/Homosassa Spring

Citrus County is known as "Mother Nature's Theme Park" and is the only place in the world where inte ...

De Leon Springs State Park

Offering visitors a Florida experience that blends its recreational swimming area with its fascinati ...

601 Ponce de Leon Blvd., De Leon Springs, Florida, 32130
Devil's Den Prehistoric Spring

Visit one of North America's most prehistoric places, Devil's Den -- an underground spring inside a ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, Florida, 32696
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Discover the wild-side of Florida with endangered Florida panther, red wolves, manatees and whooping ...

4150 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, Florida, 34446
Fanning Springs State Park

Located along the meandering Suwannee River, Fanning Springs is an inviting source of cool, clear cr ...

18020 N.W. HWY 19, Fanning Springs, Florida, 32693
Gilchrist Blue Springs Park

Gilchrist Blue Springs is the newest addition to Florida State Parks! The park contains a collect ...

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, Florida, 32643
Ginnie Springs

Located on the Santa Fe River in High Springs Florida, Ginnie Springs is one of the clearest springs ...

5000 NE 60th Avenue, High Springs, Florida, 32643
Hart Springs Park and Campground

Come Visit Hart Springs, One of the Largest Spring-Fed Swimming Areas in the State of Florida. On ...

4240 SW 86th Avenue, Bell, Florida, 32619
Hickory Point Recreational Facility

Opening its doors in February 1992, this 68-acre multi-use facility presents a unique recreational w ...

27341 State Road 19, Tavares, Florida, 32778
Hillsborough River State Park

Opened in 1938, Hillsborough River State Park is one of Florida's first state parks; this original C ...

15402 U.S. 301 North, Thonotosassa, Florida, 33592
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Hunter Springs Park

Hunter Springs is the perfect place to cool down on those hot summer days, have a picnic, go kayakin ...

104 NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, Florida, 34429
Ichetucknee Springs

The crystalline Ichetucknee River flows six miles through shaded hammocks and wetlands before it joi ...

12087 S.W. US Hwy 27, Fort White, Florida, 32038
Juniper Springs

Showcasing sparkling springs in a subtropical setting, Juniper Springs is one of the oldest and best ...

26701 E Highway 40, Silver Springs, Florida
KP Hole Park

Since 1953, KP Hole® Park has been the year-round family destination for spending the day on the spr ...

9435 SW 190 Avenue Road, Dunnellon, Florida, 34432
Lafayette Blue Springs State Park

Visitors can take a dip in the first magnitude spring, walk across the natural limestone bridge that ...

799 NW Blue Spring Road, Mayo, Florida, 32066
Lake Manatee State Park

Lake Manatee State Park is located 15 miles east of Bradenton, Florida on State Road 64. It extends ...

20007 State Road 64 East, Bradenton, Florida, 34212
Lithia Springs Regional Park

The 160-acre park, located on the Alafia River, offers varied plant communities, river cypress swamp ...

3932 Lithia Springs Road, Lithia, Florida, 33547
Manatee Springs State Park

The first-magnitude spring at this park produces an average of 100 million gallons of clear, cool wa ...

11650 NW 115 Street, Chiefland, Florida, 32626
Mill Dam Recreation Area

In the shade of live oaks overlooking 168-acre Mill Dam Lake, Mill Dam Recreation Area offers two di ...

19657 East Highway 40, Silver Springs, Florida, 34488
Moon Lake Park

This neighborhood park consists of 6.65 acres with a large lake. There is a small boat ramp that ca ...

8985 Lake Dr., New Port Richey, Florida, 34654
Oscar Scherer State Park- Lake Osprey

This park’s large acreage of scrubby flatwoods makes it one of the best places in southwest Florida ...

1843 South Tamiami Trail, Ospray, Florida, 34229
Poe Springs Park

The spring basin is accessible either from the Santa Fe River, or from a boardwalk 1,000 feet from t ...

28800 NW 182nd Avenue, High Springs, Florida, 32643
Rainbow Springs State Park

Archaeological evidence indicates that people have been using this spring for nearly 10,000 years. R ...

19158 S.W. 81st Place Road, Dunnellon, Florida, 34432
Rock Springs Run at Kelly Park

Rock Springs at Kelly Park in Apopka is Central Florida's natural lazy river. Rock Springs produces ...

400 E Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, Florida, 32712
Rogers Park

If fresh water is more your style, try this 3-acre beach park on the Weeki Wachee River, where you c ...

7244 Shoal Line Blvd, Spring Hill, Florida, 34607
Salt Springs Recreation Area

Salt Springs Recreation Area is one of the recreational jewels of the Ocala National Forest. The rec ...

13851 N. Hwy 19, Salt Springs, Florida, 32134
Silver Glen Springs Recreation Area

Located in the Ocala National Forest and operated by the US Forest Service, Silver Glen Springs is u ...

5271 North Highway 19, Astor, Florida, 32134
Silver Springs

No matter what your age, there are plenty of rides and attractions at Silver Springs that will make ...

5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, Florida, 34488
Troy Spring State Park

This 70-foot deep, first magnitude spring offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba d ...

674 NE Troy Springs Road, Branford, Florida, 32008
Warm Mineral Springs

At a temperature of 87 degrees, Warm Mineral Springs contains 9 million gallons of fresh water which ...

12200 San Servando Ave, North Port, Florida, 34287
Weeki Wachee Springs

Weeki Wachee is an enchanted spring where you can see live mermaids, take a trip on a river boat cru ...

6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, Florida, 34606
Wekiva Falls RV Water Park

Do you love the water? We do too! That’s why Wekiva Falls Resort delivers an unmatched pool and rive ...

30700 Wekiva River Rd, Sorrento, Florida, 32776
Wekiwa Springs State Park

Located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, the beautiful vistas within this park offer a glimpse ...

1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, Florida, 32712
Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

Recently renamed to honor the late world-class explorer, diver, cinematographer and photographer Wes ...

18532 180th Street, Live Oak, Florida, 32060