Ponce De Leon, Florida: Ponce De Leon Springs

Ponce De Leon Springs may not deliver on youth-restoring legends, but it's a nice state-managed swimming hole with year-round 68 degree water.

Ponce De Leon Springs State Park

Address:
2860 Ponce De Leon Springs Rd, Ponce De Leon, FL
Directions:
Ponce De Leon Springs State Park. I-10 exit 96, north on FL-81/Samson Hwy, then right onto US-90, then right again onto FL-181A/Ponce De Leon Springs Rd.
Hours:
Daily 8 am - sunset. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
850-836-4281
Admission:
$4 per vehicle.
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Ponce De Leon Springs

Ponce de Leon Springs State Park is $4 to park (may be self park/pay) and springs/swim area is immediately to the right of the parking area. Dipped our toes -- Fountain of Youth definitely works.

[Tigger Manning, 11/07/2021]

Ponce De Leon Spring.

Ponce De Leon Spring

Ponce De Leon Spring, a spring-fed swimming hole. Amazing. 68 degrees year round. Crystal clear water. State park inexpensive. Really worth the visit -- bring a suit.

[Voodoodriver, 04/10/2014]

Part of a state park, the spring is named after the Spanish explorer who wandered around Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth. As we all know today, that attraction is in St. Augustine (or Lewes, Delaware).


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