Florida Springs News Archive

Your Florida Springs news archive. We used to collect new articles for the public up until the year 2000. There was little interest so we stopped. Below is what we collected.


Why you Should Go Tubing on Ginnie Springs in Florida This Summer
Apr 17, 2020 - From the moment we read you could consume a beer or two while floating down the lazy river we were sold ' Ginnie Springs Tubing in Florida had officially made it on our Florida bucket list!
Rock Springs at Kelly Park - Tubing, Kayaking and Camping
Apr 22, 2019 - Rock Springs at Kelly Park is one of our favorite places for tubing, kayaking, and camping in Florida. This beautiful Spring, located in Apopka, is like a natural lazy river that's crystal clear year round. It's the perfect summer day trip in Central Florida.
Kayaking Scenic Rock Springs To Wekiva Island
Mar 28, 2019 - I had very little idea what to expect from Rock Springs run, and you know what? Sometimes having no expectations is the best way, since it leaves plenty of room to be pleasantly surprised. And surprised we were. Rock Springs is hard to beat when it comes to natural unspoiled beauty.
How to See Manatees in Florida
Jan 13, 2019 - Who needs Disney World when you can see and swim with wild manatees in their natural habitat? From November through February, manatees come to Florida by the thousands seeking the warmer water of Florida's natural springs.
An RV Trip Through the Springs of Florida
Jan 2, 2019 - We've lost track at how many times we've spent visiting Florida to escape the cold. It has usually been along the Gulf or Atlantic beaches or one of the Orlando parks. But over the past few years, we've 'discovered' the beautiful and unique springs of Florida.
Santa Fe River - June 2018
Jun 21, 2018 - A friend called and said she was in need of a short, relaxing trip on cool water. She suggested the Santa Fe. She enjoyed playing with her new SUP and I was hunting up what little wildlife there is to see along the Santa Fe in hopes of getting some good photos with my new camera.
Suwannee River
Jun 13, 2018 - Today I led my monthly Florida Trail Association Wednesday paddle on the Suwannee River. 14 paddlers showed up to play on one of my favorite sections of the Suwannee featuring several named springs.
Kayaking Juniper Creek
Apr 18, 2018 - Usually on Juniper Creek, with it's swift current, many twists and turns and obstacles, and hordes of people, I only have time for a grab shot every now and then. My wish for this trip was to take our time so I could get a few more pictures than normal.
Kayaking Cypress Spring on Holmes Creek, Vernon FL
Mar 12, 2018 - The weather decided to be perfect for the weekend events. Temperatures were mild and there hadn't been any rain for a couple of weeks so river levels were optimum.
Holmes Creek and Cypress Springs
Jan 17, 2018 - It's summer time in Florida, and while everyone else is flocking to the beaches, my husband Cristian and I have a new obsession ' kayaking the spring-fed creeks.
Chassahowitzka River – Springs and Culture
Feb 23, 2017 - The Chassahowitzka River and its springs would be considered deep in the Florida backwoods. It was the desire to explore the backwater springs and the culture of the state that led me here.
Santa Fe River-Rum Island
May 9, 2016 - Rum Island Springs is located on the Santa Fe River, north of High Springs (Florida). This is a free county park with a concrete boat-ramp and some picnic tables. A couple of porta-potties were noted, but were in need of cleaning.
52 Hike Challenge: Hike #5 - Manatee Springs State Park
Mar 24, 2016 - Ellison was determined to see manatees this Spring Break and I know there are some great spots in the central Florida area. We were initially planning on going kayaking but, honestly, I didn't feel like driving for more than an hour.
A Manatee Sighting at Fanning Springs State Park
Feb 13, 2016 - We planned to leave Brooksville, Florida around 11:00 am since we were asked to arrive in Old Town Florida around 2 as the owner of our next park had a meeting out of town until then.
Paddling the Santa Fe River
Aug 31, 2015 - The folks at Rum 138 Outfitters were great, taking the time to match us up to the right boat. Many of of our group choose tandem kayaks, a few went in canoes, and the rest of us went in single kayaks.
Ecofina Splash!
Jun 7, 2015 - Highest on our list of kayaking trips was Ecofina Creek. Now...there is also an Ecofina River, which was actually closer to where we were based at the state park. But we wanted to kayak the Creek because of the large number of freshwater springs along the route.
Kayaking and Snorkeling at Alexander Springs
Apr 26, 2015 - Arrived at the Alexander Springs Recreation Area in the Ocala National Forest just after 9 on Sunday. Went for a snorkel before the afternoon crowd arrived.
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