Looking for somewhere new to explore this summer? The newest addition to Florida State Parks, Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park is home to a beautiful display of natural springs that is sure to lure you in with its cool, crystalline waters. This natural wonder is the perfect spot for an outdoor adventure, where you can spend a day paddling, snorkeling and soaking up the mesmerizing beauty of its second magnitude spring.
Explore 250 acres of the “Real Florida” and stroll along our 1/4 mile boardwalk as it follows the springs run to the Santa Fe River. Gaze into the crystal blue depths from the dock overlooking the spring’s boil. Whether it’s swimming, picnicking, tubing, canoeing, camping, hiking or just plain relaxing…make Blue Springs your adventure destination!