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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Alafia River State Park

Standing out from the relatively flat topography of Central Florida is Alafia River State Park, a re ...

14326 S. County Road 39, Lithia, FL, 33547
Alexander Springs

Only 27 first-magnitude springs exist in Florida, and Alexander Springs is by far one of the easiest ...

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

Blue Grotto in Williston is home to the largest accessible underwater cavern in north-central Florid ...

3852 NE 172nd Court, Williston, FL, 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, FL, 32763
Bob's River Place

**Currently under Sea Wall Construction 2022 Activities not available. Call if interested in Privat ...

2878 NE 340 Hwy, Branford, FL, 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, FL, 34606
Crystal River/Homosassa Springs

lorida’s natural wonder like no other. "Is it real or am I dreaming?" The thought will cross your mi ...

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, FL, 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, FL, 32696
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

Home of the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs, the sapphire water of Wakulla Springs bo ...

465 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, FL, 32327
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, FL, 34446
Fanning Springs State Park

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

18020 NW Hwy 19, Fanning Springs, FL, 32693
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, FL, 32643
Hart Springs Park and Campground

Hart Springs has one of the Largest Spring-Fed Swimming Areas in the State of Florida. Hart Sprin ...

4240 SW 86th Avenue, Bell, FL, 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, FL, 32778
Hillsborough River State Park

Just minutes from downtown Tampa, this diverse park offers a refuge from city life with seven miles ...

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

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

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

Traveling the pristine waters of the Ichetucknee River is the perfect outing, whether you’re looking ...

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

Juniper Springs is one of the oldest and best-known recreation areas on the East Coast. Located betw ...

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

KP Hole® was established in the early 1920s as a boys retreat. In the late 1930s, women were granted ...

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

Take a dip in the first-magnitude spring, walk the natural limestone bridge that crosses the spring ...

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

Take a dip in the first-magnitude spring, walk the natural limestone bridge that crosses the spring ...

20007 State Road 64 East, Bradenton, FL, 34212
Lithia Springs Conservation Park

Well-known for its natural spring which flows year-round, cool, clean water into the Alafia River, t ...

3932 Lithia Springs Road, Lithia, FL, 33547
Lithia Springs Conservation Park

Well-known for its natural spring which flows year-round, cool, clean water into the Alafia River, t ...

3932 Lithia Springs Road, Lithia, FL, 33547
Madison Blue Spring State Park

This crystal-clear, first-magnitude spring is a popular spot for swimming and cave diving. About ...

8300 N.E. State Road 6, Lee, FL, 32059
Manatee Springs State Park

Manatee Springs State Park proves boardwalks aren’t only for the beach. The park's 800-foot boardwal ...

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

Mill Dam has been a popular destination for generations. In the shade of live oaks overlooking the 1 ...

19657 East Highway 40, Silver Springs, FL, 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, FL, 34654
Ocala - Devil's Den Spring

This natural wonder has been transformed from a simple scuba diving site to a world class tourist at ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, FL, 32696
Ocala National Forest

Nestled between well-known theme parks and white, sandy beaches, the jewels of the Ocala National Fo ...

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Oscar Scherer State Park- Lake Osprey

Surrounded by urban areas, Oscar Scherer is an unexpected oasis providing visitors with a refreshing ...

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

Park amenities include pavilions and picnic shelters, play areas, multi purpose fields, volleyball c ...

28800 NW 182nd Avenue, High Springs, Florida, 32643
Ponce de Leon Springs State Park

This beautiful spring is named for Juan Ponce de León, who led the first Spanish expedition to Flori ...

2860 Ponce de Leon Springs Road, Ponce de Leon, FL, 32455
Rainbow Springs State Park

The history of Rainbow Springs dates back centuries to a time when native peoples regularly visited ...

19158 S.W. 81st Place Road, Dunnellon, FL, 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, FL, 34607
Rum Island Springs

Rum Island Park provides you with free access to the Santa Fe River and the beautiful, clear, freshw ...

1447Southwest Rum Island Terrace, Fort White, FL, 32038
Ruth B. Kirby Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park

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

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, FL, 32643
Salt Springs Recreation Area

Salt Springs Recreation Area is one the recreational jewels of the Ocala National Forest, with a spe ...

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

Both a popular day-use recreation area and an important archaeological site, Silver Glen Springs sho ...

5271 North Highway 19, Astor, FL, 32134
Silver Springs State Park

Located in north central Florida, just east of Ocala, Silver Springs State Park has been a natural l ...

5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL, 34488
Suwanee River State Park

On foot or by canoe, experiencing the park’s historical significance is its own timeless reward. ...

3631 201st Path, Live Oak, FL, 32060
Three Sisters Springs

The Three Sisters Springs Center manages land access to Three Sisters Springs, a unit of the Crystal ...

123 NW HWY 19, Crystal River, FL, 34428
Troy Spring State Park

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

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

Step into the past at the only natural warm spring in Florida! With a consistent average temperature ...

12200 San Servando Ave, North Port, FL, 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, FL, 34606
Wekiva Falls RV Resort

Wekiva Falls is a premiere RV Resort and Campgrounds destination ideally located in beautiful Sorren ...

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

With emerald springs feeding the Wekiwa River and lush tropical hammocks, this unique park just minu ...

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
Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

Renamed to honor the late world-class explorer, diver, cinematographer and photographer Wes Skiles, ...

18532 180th Street, Live Oak, FL, 32060