Blue Springs State Park
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For the similarly named state park in Florida, see Blue Spring State Park.
|Blue Springs State Park|
|Location||Barbour County, near Clio, Alabama|
|Area||103 acres (42 ha)|
|Elevation||302 feet (92 m)|
|Operated by||Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources|
Blue Springs State Park is a 103-acre (42 ha) Alabama state park located 7 miles (11 km) east of Clio. The centerpiece of the park is a clear blue underground-fed spring in which visitors can swim.
Activities and amenities
- Swimming: The natural spring for which the park is named has a sandy bottom, pumps 3,600 US gallons (14,000 l) of water per minute and stays at a constant temperature of 68 °F (20 °C). Swimming (without lifeguards) is permitted.
- Camping: The park has both modern and primitive campsites and also offers rental campers.
- Fishing: A small pond is stocked with catfish and bream.
- Picnicking: The park offers picnic tables and grills and has four pavilions for rental.
- "Blue Springs State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.
- "Blue Springs State Park". Alabama State Parks. Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2012-11-01.
- Blue Springs State Park Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources