Ponce de Leon Springs State Park

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Ponce de Leon Springs State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Ponce de Leon Springs State Park
Map showing the location of Ponce de Leon Springs State Park
Location Holmes County, Florida, USA
Nearest city DeFuniak Springs, Florida
Coordinates 30°42′29″N 85°55′37″W / 30.70806°N 85.92694°W / 30.70806; -85.92694Coordinates: 30°42′29″N 85°55′37″W / 30.70806°N 85.92694°W / 30.70806; -85.92694
Governing body Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Ponce de Leon Springs State Recreation Area is a Florida State Park in Holmes County, Florida. It is located in the town of Ponce de Leon, a half mile south of U.S. 90 on C.R 181A. The address is 2860 Ponce de Leon Springs Road.

Approximately 14 million gallons of pure water emerges daily from the Ponce de Leon Spring. Spring water emanates from the aquifer deep underground keeping it at a cool 68 degrees year round. Swimming and snorkeling are the main activities around the spring.

Recreational activities[edit]

The park has such amenities as birding, hiking, fishing, picnicking, snorkeling, swimming and wildlife viewing.

Hours[edit]

Florida state parks are open between 8 a.m. and sundown every day of the year (including holidays).

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