Springs, Lakes and Rivers

This page lists springs, lakes, rivers and other swimming holes in natural bodies of water in the Daytona Beach, Florida area.
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Alexander Springs Recreation Area- Altoona

There are only 27 first-magnitude springs in Florida, and Alexander Springs is by far one of the easiest for visitors to enjoy. A broad and naturally ...

49525 County Road 445, Altoona, FL, 32702
Blue Springs State Park

Conservation measures can produce astounding results. In 1970, two years before Blue Spring State Park was established, researchers tracked 14 manatee ...

Area: West Volusia
2100 W. French Avenue, Orange City, FL, 32763
Restrooms: Yes
Candace R. Strawn/Lake Dias Park

This 20-acre park includes a free boat launch, RV camping, playground, pavilions, grills, picnic tables and restrooms.

Free: Yes
Area: West Volusia
5320 State Road 11, DeLeon Springs, FL
Restrooms: Yes
De Leon Springs State Park

Wildlife is plentiful and can be easily observed from the walkway across the spring. Otters, alligators, manatees, osprey, bald eagles, sandhill crane ...

Area: West Volusia
601 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, De Leon Springs, FL, 32130
Restrooms: Yes
Juniper Springs- Silver Springs

Showcasing sparkling springs in a subtropical setting, Juniper Springs is one of the oldest and best known recreation areas on the east coast. Located ...

26701 E Highway 40, Silver Springs, FL, 34488
Kelly Park/Rock Springs Run- Apopka

Rock Springs at Kelly Park in Apopka is Central Florida's natural lazy river. Rock Springs produces 26,000 gallons of crystal clear water every minute ...

400 E Kelly Rd, Apopka, FL, 32712
Lake Ashby Park

This popular waterfront park offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including canoeing, fishing, walking and simply enjoying nature. Angling ...

Free: Yes
Area: Southeast Volusia
4150 Boy Scout Camp Road, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lake Gleason Park

This one-acre park is adjacent to Lake Gleason, which is named after world-famous comedian Jackie Gleason. The park gives the public access to a boat ...

Area: West Volusia
1019 East Gaucho Circle, Deltona, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Rainbow Springs State Park- Dunnellon

Archaeological evidence indicates that people have been using this spring for nearly 10,000 years. Rainbow Springs is Florida's fourth largest spring ...

19158 SW 81st Place Rd, Dunnellon, FL, 34432
Silver Glen Springs- Astor

Located in the Ocala National Forest and operated by the US Forest Service, Silver Glen Springs is unique. The spring basin is littered with large Str ...

5271 North Highway 19, Astor, FL, 32134
Silver Springs- Silver Springs

Located in the central and charming Ocala, Florida, Silver Springs State Park has been a natural landmark since the 1870s. Florida’s first tourist att ...

5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL, 34488
Tomoka State Park

Located in a shady hammock near the Tomoka River, each of the park's 100 campsites has a picnic table, grill, electric hook-up and water. A dump stati ...

Area: Northeast Volusia
2099 North Beach Street, Ormond Beach, FL, 32174
Restrooms: Yes
Wekiwa Springs State Park- Apopka

Located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, the beautiful vistas within this park offer a glimpse of what Central Florida looked like when Timucuan ...

1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, FL, 32712