Blue Springs SP

Blue Springs State Park Orange City, Florida

Full Facility Camping Blue Spring State Park has 51 campsites, which are located in the sand pine scrub. Available to each site is a table, water, electricity, and a grill. There is no sewage facilities at these sites, but there is a dump station in the Park. Pets are permitted in camping area, with proof of rabies vaccination. Canoeing You are invited to canoe beautiful Blue Spring Run and the St Johns River.  Fishing From the accessible fishing pier, anglers will find an abundance of bluegills and blue cats, in addition to largemouth bass, shellcrackers and speckled perch. A Florida freshwater fishing license is required for persons age 16 years and older. A concession stand offers snacks, camping supplies and limited groceries. Canoe rentals are available.

Nature Trails The same pristine beauty enjoyed by Florida’s earliest residents still can be seen today. A self-guided boardwalk guides visitors through a lush hammock to Blue Spring. Picnicking Blue Spring State Park offers two separate picnic areas throughout the park. There are covered pavilions with grills located at these areas for larger groups. One of these areas also has a large covered barbecue pit, and can be reserved, for a fee, from October through March. Contact the park office for details. Primitive Camping Primitive camping requires a four-mile hike to and from the site. All food, water and garbage must be carried in and out.Swimming Blue Spring offers swimming and scuba-diving in a crystal clear, 72 degree spring run. Scuba- divers must register at the entrance station between the hours of 8 AM. and 3PM, with an up-to-date certification card and a partner. Swimming or diving with the manatees is NOT permitted. Reservations for campsites may be made up to 11 months in advance.

Blue Springs


  • Camping
  • Cabins
  • Beach
  • Canoe kayak Rentals
  • restrooms
  • Shower Station
  • Playground
  • RV Sites
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Concession/Restaurant
  • Historic Site (Thursby House)
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Amphitheater
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Boat tours