Sarasota - Manatee

Springs, Lakes and Rivers

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

There are only 27 first-magnitude springs in Florida, and Alexander Springs is by far one of the eas ...

49525 County Road 445, Altoona, Florida, 32702
Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

The Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge is part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge Sys ...

1502 SE Kings Bay Dr,, Crystal River, FL, 34429
Devil's Den Spring

This natural wonder has been transformed from a simple scuba diving site to a world class tourist at ...

5390 NE 180th Ave, Williston, FL, 32696
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Visitors can see West Indian manatees every day of the year from the park's underwater observatory i ...

4150 Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL, 34446
Fanning Springs State Park

Located along the meandering Suwannee River, Fanning Springs is an inviting source of cool, clear cr ...

18020 NW HWY 19, Fanning Springs, FL, 32693
Gilchrist Blue Springs Park

Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park is the newest addition to Florida State Parks! The park contain ...

7450 NE 60th St, High Springs, FL, 32643
Ginnie Springs

Often characterized as the world’s favorite freshwater dive, experience the clear-water and startlin ...

7300 Ginnie Springs Road, High Springs, FL, 32643
Hidden Lake Park

Hidden Lake Park is a nice nature park with lake, picnic tables, and walking trail.

12th Street between 17th and 20th Avenue, Palmetto, FL, 34221
Restrooms: No
Juniper Springs Recreation Area

Showcasing sparkling springs in a subtropical setting, Juniper Springs is one of the oldest and best ...

26701 E Highway 40, Silver Springs, Florida
Lake Manatee State Park Swimming

Lake Manatee State Park is located 15 miles east of Bradenton, Florida on State Road 64. It extends ...

20007 State Road 64 East, Bradenton, FL, 34212
Lakeview Park and Paw Park

This 16-acre neighborhood park located east of I-75 between Bee Ridge Road and Proctor Road was once ...

7150 Lago St., Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lift Adventure Park

CONQUER THE AQUA PARK run, climb, jump, swing & slide We are really excited about the brand new Un ...

17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson, FL, 34667
Myakka River State Park

One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state's most diverse natural a ...

13208 State Road 72 (Clark Road), Sarasota, FL, 34241
Oscar Scherer State Park- Lake Osprey Swimming

This park’s large acreage of scrubby flatwoods makes it one of the best places in southwest Florida ...

1843 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL, 34229
Rainbow Springs State Park

Ornamental gardens, man-made waterfalls and sloping hills are visible reminders of the springs’ more ...

19158 S.W. 81st Place Road, Dunnellon, Florida, 34432
Riverview Pointe Preserve

Riverview Pointe Preserve is an 11-acre site located in northwest Bradenton, Florida. The site is ad ...

8300 Desoto Memorial Hwy, Bradenton, FL, 34209
Restrooms: No
Rock Springs Run at Kelly Park

Rock Springs at Kelly Park in Apopka is Central Florida's natural lazy river. Rock Springs produces ...

400 E Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, FL, 32712
Salt Springs Recreation Area

Salt Springs Recreation Area is one of the recreational jewels of the Ocala National Forest. The rec ...

13851 N. Hwy 19, Salt Springs, Florida, 32134
Three Sisters Springs

Three Sisters Springs, a unit of the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, is the gem of the Natur ...

123 NW US Highway 19, City of Crystal River, FL, 34428
Warm Mineral Springs

At a temperature of 87 degrees, Warm Mineral Springs contains 9 million gallons of fresh water which ...

12200 San Servando Ave, North Port, FL, 34287
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

The official home of the World Famous Mermaids! Weeki Wachee Springs State Park is an enchanted spri ...

6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL, 34606
Wekiva Falls RV Water Park

Our natural sulfur spring is warm and features two water slides as well as a DJ on the weekends! Sto ...

30700 Wekiva River Rd, Sorrento, Fl, 32776