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Ginnie Springs T

he clear, bluish water of Ginnie Spring and several other springs in the Ginnie Springs Recreation Area have attracted visitors for generations. The park is very popular with open-water divers and cave divers due to the clear water, sand and limestone bottom, and extensive cave system associated with these springs. Because the springs are located like a string of pearls along the Santa Fe River, it is easy to paddle a canoe or kayak or simply float down the river or “go tubing” to visit each one. Visitors can also snorkel at each spring, as long as they have the appropriate diver flag and float. Other than the scubadiving and swimming access areas, the waterfront is a natural mix of cypress or hardwood trees. Turtles resting on logs and wading birds perched along the shoreline are common sights. Upland amenities include both wilderness and vehicle camping sites, covered picnic areas, a volleyball court, and a playground for children. „

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Heartland Living August September Issue 2015  

Heartland Living is published bimonthly by Heartland Publications & Marketing. Serving the Heartland of Florida - Sebring, FL - we highlight...

Heartland Living August September Issue 2015  

Heartland Living is published bimonthly by Heartland Publications & Marketing. Serving the Heartland of Florida - Sebring, FL - we highlight...