Springs, Lakes and Rivers

This page lists springs, lakes, rivers and other swimming holes in natural bodies of water in the Gainesville, Florida area.
Kids Gainesville: Springs, Lakes and Rivers - Fun 4 Gator Kids
Blue Grotto

Come to Blue Grotto and discover the rich beauty and thrilling experience of diving the largestclear water cavern in Florida.   Located deep in the he ...

3852 NE 172nd Court, Williston, Fl, 32696
Blue Springs Park

Blue Springs is a heavenly escape from everyday life and hurried vacations.  Swim in the crystal-clear blue waters, walk the boardwalk to the Santa Fe ...

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, FL, 32643
Bob's River Place

A popular swimming hole on the Suwannee River. There are extraordinary rope swings with multiple choice of different platform heights to jump from sma ...

2878 NE 340 Hwy, Branford, Florida, 32008
Devil's Den

Devil's Den Spring is a privately owned scuba diving training center. We offer snorkeling 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. No certification is necessa ...

5390 NE 180th Avenue, Williston, Fl, 32696
Ginnie Springs

Located on the Santa Fe River in High Springs Florida, Ginnie Springs is one of the clearest springs in Florida. The 72-degree water is perfect for ri ...

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

Come make a big splash at Hart Springs! Cool off in the crystal clear waters of our designated swimming area with your favorite raft or tube. The year ...

4240 SW 86th Avenue, Bell, FL
Holden Park

Holden Pond is a 51-acre lake southeast of the town of Hawthorne. Outdoor facilities at Holden Pond include a small picnic area with a covered shelter ...

9725 Holden Park Road, Hawthorne, Florida, 32640
Ichetucknee Springs

The crystalline Ichetucknee River flows six miles through shaded hammocks and wetlands before it joins the Santa Fe River. From the end of May until ...

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

The first-magnitude spring at this park produces an average of 100 million gallons of clear, cool water daily. In winter, West Indian manatees swim up ...

11650 NW 115 Street, Chiefland, Florida, 32626
Poe Springs

The spring basin is accessible either from the Santa Fe River, or from a boardwalk 1,000 feet from the parking area. The basin is up to 25 feet deep. ...

28800 NW 182nd Avenue, High Springs, Fl, 32643
Rum Island Springs

 River access, boat ramp, picnicking areas, and the pure, natural spring where you can snorkel, dive, swim and canoe.

Rum Island Springs County Park, Fort White, Florida
Troy Spring

This 70-foot deep, first magnitude spring offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Bring the family for an old fashioned swimm ...

674 NE Troy Springs Road, Branford, Florida