Lafayette Blue Springs State Park, Mayo

4.8
#166 of 265 in Nature in Florida
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Lafayette Blue Springs State Park is a Florida State Park, located on the west side of the Suwannee River, seven miles northwest of Mayo, off US 27. It contains one of the state's 33 first magnitude springs, with a daily discharge of up to 168 million gallons.
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  • There are two entrances into the park. The bathrooms are located in an upstairs building but an elevator is provided. You can swim in the springs that lead into the Suwannee River. There are trails...  more »
  • I had no idea what to expect from this park since I just happened upon it and followed the signs. It's in a nice secluded area. The grounds seem to be very well cared for. You are asked to pay a $5...  more »
  • This is a smaller natural spring along the Suwanee River, beautiful to look at. We did get to see a manatee hanging around. There is a short trail to overlook the river. The bathhouse was really...  more »
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  • I love this spring! It's perfect for my boys 2 and 3. There is a little beach area they can play in the sand, its shallow enough for them to learn to swim and it gets deep to take them out on a float and have fun. It's usually pretty clean and the people who come are pretty nice. Restrooms too😎 oh and the cabins are okay.. they're very dainty with old furniture that could use replacing
  • Absolutely beautiful. It's now become our meeting point to see our nieces and nephews from out of state. It's a 4 hour ride for us to get there but it's worth it. It's very clean and not overly crowded. It's kinda PERFECT.
  • Sweet Park! This spring is a must-see and definitely worth swimming in couple that with the sink holes and the opportunity to learn a lot about how The springs in Florida work and are formed. Very clean Park and well taken care of by the faculty there. The rangers that I met were very warm and friendly too. Only disappointment if you primitive camping here was the remoteness of the electric bathrooms from the camping facility although there was an outhouse nearby and the fact that there is no nice showers here. They have very nice cabins that are worth checking out for an overnight stay too. Definitely would consider revisiting this place👍
  • This place is awesome, we really had a great time, and can't wait to come back again. Great spacious cabins, very clean and friendly staff.
  • Absolutely stunning spot in the Florida panhandle. Great way to cool down on a hot summer day!

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