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Madison Blue Springs State Park

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Paradise for Swimmers and Divers

We went on a weekday when it is less crowded. Facillities are minimal with restrooms and area to... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Rodney G
St Augustine
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Beautiful Natural Springs

This is a beautiful family place. It is great for cooling off on a hot summer day. There are lots... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Trish B
Lee, Florida, United States
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  • Average11%
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“spring water”(5 reviews)
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8300 NE State Road 6, Lee, FL 32059-7318
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We went on a weekday when it is less crowded. Facillities are minimal with restrooms and area to change into clothes. The springs are beautiful, inviting and cold but you adjust pretty quickly. The springs are surrounded by beautiful, natural scenery and the crystal clear...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rodney G
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We were planning on a great picnic lunch however was only able to stay 3.5 seconds flat! Luckily our Veteran Disability status allowed free admission. We got out of the car and the bugs attacked us. We could not stay! I was bummed! Away we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jostianna
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is a beautiful family place. It is great for cooling off on a hot summer day. There are lots of picnic tables available for a quick picnic meal. It is a nice shady area and safe for children.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trish B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

My family recently did 3 days of springs and tubing in North Florida. Madison Blue Springs was the last on the agenda and it did not disappoint. There is not a beach to set up your stuff on, so claim a picnic table. Once you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Ann R
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The actual swimming area was beautiful. It was very unique to be able to swim from the cool spring out to the warm river. Picnic area needs some work. The state of Florida can and does do better at other springs. Very small picnic area...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank gatorRPH1990
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Visited the park while staying at Suwannee River State Park. New state park that is very small. Boardwalk takes you to the springs. Swimming hole is much smaller than most that we've seen in Florida. In the process of building new stairs leading into the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Greg D
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This place is very neat! We were camping near by and came here for a few hours and saw alligators, fish, beautiful birds, etc.. The spring is beautiful. The swimming hole was fun for the kids in our group to cool off, they had a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank AmberB93
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We went there to see the spring water mix with the stream water. The spring water is clear and stream water is mucky. You can see the fish swimming in and out the the mucky water. They also have a spring swimming hole that leads...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lindajQ5368PX
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This is place was so great. I got a picture of a manatee photo bombing an alligator. The springs are so pretty and all the wildlife was very impressive. The little boardwalk trail was fun and my kids felt like they were in the jungle....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Louames
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I wasn't thinking about it being Saturday when I dropped by. I was birdwatching. The spring is beautiful and usually has one or two on the water. But during the fall and winter, it is jammed up with the cave divers. I could barely park....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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22 March 2018|
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Response from Rodney G | Reviewed this property |
Not at all.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Thomas J S | Reviewed this property |
We started a spring photo showing on Facebook with over 500 views and shares. The State took notice and declared it the most popular spring in Northern Florida. Funding has been appropriated to move the structures to a... More
Timothy H
17 February 2017|
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Response from spmirks | Reviewed this property |
No age requirements, there are shallow, sandy beach like areas, also. There is no lifeguard.