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Troy Spring State Park

674 N.E. Troy Springs Rd., Branford, Florida 32008 USA

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“take a swim with Civil War-steamboat remains”

The depths of this spring contain the remains of the Civil War-era steamboat Madison, scuttled in the spring run in 1863 to keep it from being captured. A recent addition to the state park system, Troy Spring now has an entrance road, restrooms, an accessible walkway, picnic tables, and a riverside dock for canoeists and boaters on the Suwannee River. This 70-foot deep, first magnitude spring offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Bring the family for an old fashioned swimming hole party! Only open-water scuba diving is permitted and divers must be certified; no solo diving is allowed. Trails for hiking and horseback riding are being developed.

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Greek_nomad

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September 09, 2014
Rated 4.0

Visiting Troy Spring State Park with the family helped to change our mood quickly.

Beautiful, clean, including toilets and picnic benches makes it a good destination for spending the whole afternoon. We saw people swimming as well, but I think it was a bit uneasy for my kids to swim there as it did not look safe enough for young children.

Easily accessible with nice views. Recommended for families!

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Troy Spring State Park

674 N.E. Troy Springs Rd.
Branford, Florida
32008 USA

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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