Located north of Gainesville, Poe Springs is the largest spring in Alachua County. It pumps 45 million gallons of cool, refreshing water daily. The park features a playground, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, volleyball courts, softball/kickball/soccer field, nature trails and its own spring.
Poe Springs Park is a 202 acre public park filled with scenic woodlands and rolling fields, located along the banks of the Santa Fe River. The shallow water makes it kid-friendly. No pets or alcohol are permitted. Scuba diving is not allowed, although you can explore a small underwater cave! Depths are about 25 feet.