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Blue Spring State Park

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2100 W French Ave, Orange City, FL 32763-9501
+1 386-775-3663
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State park offering a variety of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing, boating, snorkeling and scuba diving.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“john's river” (60 reviews)
“swimming area” (46 reviews)
“gift shop” (85 reviews)
2100 W French Ave, Orange City, FL 32763-9501
+1 386-775-3663
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an easily accessible park with adequate paring, boat tours out to the St. John's River, set on a tributary that you can walk along on a very safe railed wide wooden board walk. Rustic. Despite the boardwalk it is so natural. Easiest way...More

Thank Traveler0013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...And not just because there’s nothing in Orange City lol. This is one of the very best Florida State Parks! We love it here! Whether you’re visiting in the summer for swimming and tubing or in the cooler months for (ample) manatee viewing, you’ll love...More

Thank Todkimbro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park. Beautiful boardwalk along the spring. Unfortunately too hot for the Manatees to be in the spring yet, but still a lovely park. Campsites can be a bit short. We have just a small 16' travel trailer and a Toyota Tundra and we didn't...More

Thank RoadWriters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue Springs is a lovely park. We enjoy it in the cooler months, when you can see manatees in the spring. There’s also a place to rent a kayak & see fish & manatees up close. Well behaved dogs on a leash are permitted. Manatee...More

Thank witwisAlex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxing, nature at its best, quiet and pretty natural spring. Very well kept park and enjoyment every time I go..

Thank norm180
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice hiking boardwalk to see manatees, etc. Lovely 2 hour boat adventure ($25.00) Worth the trip from the Orlando area. Limited snacks available. Bring a picnic lunch. It was a relaxing day.

Thank CoralExplorer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting from the UK and decided to travel up from Orlando to see this park and hopefully catch a glimpse of the manatees. We decided to travel up early as the park's website said to get there early as they regularly reach capacity all through...More

3  Thank taketothebreeze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best nature parks in Central Florida is hard to find but well worth experiencing. If you are lucky to get in on a hot summer weekend day, enjoy the path along the spring leading to the swimming area. Swim with pike and...More

1  Thank Sol I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice walk and view for my first visit. Although all water activities were closed, it was nice to see the crystal clear water and clean premises. I would definitely return just to relax.

Thank erinathomas91
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This park is well maintained by the park rangers and work camp volunteers. Bathrooms and showers were clean and sites were in very good condition.

Thank jimipage
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Harry M
13 November 2017|
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Response from Wayne R | Reviewed this property |
Meera S
10 November 2017|
Response from Sol I | Reviewed this property |
It's closed now but keep checking their web site. They may reopen shortly on weekends.
Michelle R
4 September 2017|
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Response from Mindhowyougonow | Reviewed this property |
can't remember but wasn't expensive.