Florida July 20, 2017
This Crystalline Swimming Hole Is Florida’s Best Kept Secret
Florida might maintain warm temperatures all throughout the year, but there’s no better time than now to discover a new swimming spot that you’ve yet to visit! So if there’s a chance that you’ve grown tired of your backyard pool, try cooling off in one of the most stunning hidden gems within the Sunshine State.
Part of one of Florida's newest state parks, the 38-acres that make up Madison Blue Spring State Park were sold by a private owner back in 2000.
Now a family favorite staycation to enjoy, the blue spring has some of the most beautiful and clear water that you'll discover in our state.
A serene spot to visit, the spring is surrounded by a wooded area made up of hardwoods and pines that will steal your breath away.
An added bonus? The spring also merges with the Withlacoochee River, creating warmer waters that are amazing to swim in.
Located just outside the city of Madison, this is one of 33 first magnitude springs that are in Florida.
Spanning over 80-feet with a depth of roughly 25 feet, this cozy spot is considered to be one of the best swimming holes in America.
That's right! Back in 2015 Madison Springs was named the best swimming hole in the country by
. Since the land became a Florida State Park nearly 20 years ago, it's become a favorite place to go swimming and even diving to explore the underwater cave that's here.
To find out more information about this state park,
How to get here:
8300 Florida State Road 6 Lee, FL 32059
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