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Ponce de Leon Springs State Park

2860 Ponce de Leon Springs Rd, Ponce de Leon, FL 32455-6610
+1 850-836-4281
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Beautiful small park

Come drop your toes into the clearest water you will find in Florida. Actually you can take a dip... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CarolinaRealtor
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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Fountain of Youth?

It was a cold windy day so we decided to leave the beach and look for some of the off the beaten... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
fanasfreaks
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Dahlonega, Georgia
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2860 Ponce de Leon Springs Rd, Ponce de Leon, FL 32455-6610
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"fountain of youth"
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"swimming area"
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"natural spring"
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"car load"
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"refreshing water"
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"hot summer days"
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"lots of picnic tables"
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"year round"
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"cold spring"
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"sandy bottom"
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"bring bug spray"
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"florida heat"
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"natural wonder"
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"day trip"
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"cypress trees"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Come drop your toes into the clearest water you will find in Florida. Actually you can take a dip or very short swim in The Fountain of Youth. Bring a picnic basket, lots of tables in shade available. Walk the short path, it will take...More

Thank CarolinaRealtor
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

It was a cold windy day so we decided to leave the beach and look for some of the off the beaten path places. This one was very quiet and perfect to see if this was the Fountain of Youth!! I only dipped in a...More

Thank fanasfreaks
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Lovely park - it was well cared for. Lovely sights! I went with my family and we took awesome photos.

Thank Ginny D
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

If you are having a bad week at the beach and want to explore some hidden gems away from the coast this is a great place to visit to get away from 30A. Been coming here for about 8 years. Parking is very easy it's...More

Thank gyfto
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice spring it has seating around went during the weekday very easy to find has a nice lil river water Crystal clear

Thank Dee22321205
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Second trip with just the hubby and me, we take the camera out and snorkel, this was in November and it doesn't matter what time of the year 68 degrees is cold no matter what time of year! lol That being said, I wouldn't do...More

Thank 148lydian
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The day we went another local spring, frequented by locals, was closed for the day so this Spring was unusually crowded. We came mid aftenoon and it was VERY crowded. All table areas were taken, and I'm sure they were grabbed first think in the...More

Thank Mary J
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

If your anywhere close to the panhandle of Florida, you simply MUST stop by this awesome little state park. The park staff is friendly and super helpful. The park and water is super clean. You can actually see all the way to the bottom of...More

Thank accleadoff
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing! We have a 6 and 8 year old who are both good swimmers. We brought floats, but they had a blast jumping in! Go on a very hot day because the water is cold! They do have a little creek area...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

There is an admission to the park of $6 per car and four passengers. There is a very large swimming area, which is fed by springs, therefore the water is a constant 72 degrees. There is a restaurant and lots of picnic tables if you...More

1  Thank Virginia S
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Paul S
3 July 2017|
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Response from Sir_joeys_mom | Reviewed this property |
I don't know of any but this water is boiling up from the ground at a constant 68 degrees .... We're all on water wells about ten miles north of here and our water tested completely clean. The Florida State Parks might... More
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Shirley P
30 April 2017|
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Response from Ariel A | Reviewed this property |
This is a day use park. Anyway you can stop and enjoy the refreshing water. Good luck.
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Donna J
14 March 2016|
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Response from ladeeofthelake | Reviewed this property |
Deland is very close.
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