Mineral Springs in Florida

Spa at warm mineral springs, florida

Florida is known for its natural springs, but not all of them are mineral springs. Most springs in Florida are simply freshwater springs, where groundwater flows to the surface. Florida’s springs are popular for recreation, and are often protected inside state parks like Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Silver Springs State Park, and others. Most springs … Read more

Warm Mineral Springs is Closed

Update: Warm Mineral Springs is open again! Check the official webpage for the most updated information. Warm Mineral Springs was currently closed due to damage sustained in Hurricane Ian. Tragically the building and grounds have suffered damage in a variety of ways. The spring itself is also closed due to the possibility of debris in … Read more

Springs in Florida

There are more than 700 documented springs in Florida. There are almost surely more, and the true number is probably upwards of 1,000 springs, or more. Florida’s unique karst geology is what created the Warm Mineral Springs sinkhole, and it is what allows the sinkhole to be filled with warm, mineral-rich water. Florida’s karst geology … Read more