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Poe Springs Park
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. The vent entrance is about 2 feet by 3 feet, and the cave is about 13 feet long. The park boasts 202 acres filled with scenic woodlands and rolling fields, located along the banks of the Santa Fe River.
Park amenities include pavilions and picnic shelters, play areas, multi purpose fields, volleyball courts, and bar-b-que grills. There are loop trails throughout the park for hiking, and a boardwark that traverses the cypress swamp leads visitors to the springs. A boat launch and two docks afford watercraft access to the river.
Poe Spring Park is open 7 days a week, from dawn to dusk. The spring and boat ramp will close 30 minutes prior to dusk each day. Summer closing times for the springs and boat ramp are: May 8:15 PM, June & July 8:30 PM, August 8:00 PM.
There is a $5.00 per vehicle parking charge at Poe Springs, cash only please.
The Park may close when the Spring reaches capacity of 100 persons.