Fanning Springs State Park is a Florida State Park, located on US 19/98 in the town of Fanning Springs. It contains one of the state's 33 first magnitude springs. As of 2008, decreased water emission levels at the springs technically requalify the first magnitude status as "historical first magnitude."Plan your Fanning Springs State Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fanning Springs using our Fanning Springs trip itinerary maker site.
The original occupants of the land were native aborigines, "paleo-Indian people", beginning 14,000 years ago, and several of sites previously occupied by them have been located within the park. The area has been used for recreation, and in 1993 the state acquired the park. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection took over care of the park in 1997.
The Nature Coast State Trail, which follows abandoned railway lines, has a junction at Fanning Springs near the state park.
Fanning Springs State Park reviews
We stayed in the cabins and everything was wonderful. Fully stocked kitchen.... even a dishwasher with detergent. My favorite was the wrap around screened porch and swing and an easy walk to the.... more »
This place is amazing! The water is so clear, even at the 20ft+ deep area. It has ramps to walk into the water and it has a lift for disabled people. I was impressed with this place. We'll be visiting again.
Our group reserved all 5 cabins for the weekend and had a blast! The cabins are clean, spacious and have great air conditioning! The springs are beautiful and were not crowded at all during our stay (mid-May). We snorkeled and dove and enjoyed the boardwalk, as well. Nice playground for the kids. The park rangers were also very friendly and helpful.
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