Ginnie Springs is located in High Springs, Florida, which is northwest of Gainesville off of I-75 in northern Florida. The popularity of Ginnie Springs took off in the mid-1990s, and it has become nationally known for diving since then.
Things to do:
Diving, rentals and training offered
Snorkeling, rentals offered
Canoeing, rentals offered
Stand-up paddleboarding, rentals offered
Inner tubes for tubing on the river, rentals offered
In addition to diving, people can also swim, snorkel, canoe, canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, and tube along the Santa Fe River. Along the river, there are also various springs travelers can stop and swim in. Due to the crystal-clear, 72 degree year-round water temperature of the spring, it is easy to swim with and view the wildlife and the reefs underwater.
Ginnie Springs is also one of the most popular places in Florida to go river tubing. Tubing the Santa Fe River as part of the Ginnie Springs tube-run takes about 1 hour to complete from start to finish. Since it is a privately owned spring, there are few restrictions on tubers….which means you can drink alcohol while tubing down the river.
Ginnie Springs is also well known for camping. Visitors can make reservations for any of the 129 water and electric campsites. The park also includes a general store, a grill, volleyball courts, picnic tables and wifi access.
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