Swim and Cliff Jump at Madison Blue Springs

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Added by Em Renly

Swim in crystal clear water at this easy to find and well-maintained swimming hole in Madison Blue Springs State Park.

This natural spring is easily one of the best hidden gems in Florida. The pool of water is crystal clear for swimming, scuba-diving, and jumping in from off on a cliff to the side. The water is also about 70 degrees - a perfect compliment to the hot, humid climate of Florida. A rip current in the shallower rocky area leads to a river as well as more places to lay out in the sun. Since it's a state park it is well-maintained with easy access and plenty of parking. There's a fence wrapping around the entire body of water with a couple of picnic benches to eat and relax at.

The location is typically as crowded as it should be for how accessible and beautiful it is. Even though this is a commericialized area, Madison Blue Springs is still an amazing place to visit and I highly recommend that everyone makes a stop here.

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Best Springs In Florida

This spring is never crowded, the water is amazingly blue and very cold. It's a wonderful experience to swim down the run of the spring-almost an obstacle course water slide where you're moving quickly and avoiding the rocks in your way. I would highly recommend this spring to anyone, it's a truly fun experience.

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over 4 years ago

Awesome place

Apart from the load of people and having to pay 15 per adult it was a great time. The main spring was packed but the smaller ones didnt have anyone in them. If you do not like cold water this isnt the place for you. the springs were very chilling especially the smaller ones. Great little place

Refreshing

If you're not willing to get in the chilly water, it's a waste of time. However, if you just so happen to jump in, you'll have a great time. There are so many cool things to see and wildlife at every turn. Really awesome experience!

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