Lafayette Blue Springs State Park


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Lafayette Blue Springs State Park


Location:7 miles northwest of Mayo on the west side of the Suwannee River.
Facilities:Primitive walk-in tent campsites, portable restrooms, boat ramp, trails, picnic areas, pavilions,
Activities:Camping, swimming, snorkeling, boating, canoeing/kayaking, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing. For certified scuba divers, cave diving is available in the Green Sink cave system. Sometimes during rainy seasons dark river water backs up into the springs, making the water appear to be black in color. When this happens, swimming and diving is prohibited.
Special Features:The first magnitude spring, which produces 168 million gallons of water daily, is the focal point of most recreational activities at the park. A short spring-run with a natural limestone land bridge connects one spring bank to the other. The park also contains a mile of Suwannee River shoreline, and a series of sinkholes are located throughout the park.
Address:799 NW Blue Spring Rd
Mayo, FL 32066

Phone:386-294-3667
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/lafayettebluesprings
Size: 195 acres.

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