Crystal Beach Spring USA

  • Region: Florida
  • Coordinates: 28.083537, -82.785422
  • Depth: 126 ft
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  • Type: Cave

Getting to Crystal Beach Spring

Finding your way to Crystal Beach Spring is a breeze. Follow these simple directions:

  1. Starting Point: Begin at the intersection of US Alt 19 and Crystal Beach Avenue in Crystal Beach.
  2. Head West on Crystal Beach Avenue: Drive west on Crystal Beach Avenue for approximately 0.5 miles until you reach the intersection with Mayo Street.
  3. Turn South onto Mayo Street: Take a left turn onto Mayo Street and continue for about 0.4 miles until you reach the intersection with Florida Boulevard.
  4. Turn West onto Florida Boulevard: Turn right onto Florida Boulevard and drive for roughly 0.1 miles until you encounter a 90-degree bend in the road, leading you to Point Seaside Drive.
  5. Drive South on Point Seaside Drive: Proceed south on Point Seaside Drive for about 0.1 miles, and you’ll find the submarine spring located just 0.1 miles offshore in St. Joseph Sound, directly opposite some private homes.

Description of Crystal Beach Spring

As you explore Crystal Beach Spring, you’ll discover its unique characteristics:

  • Bowl-Shaped Depression: Crystal Beach Spring occupies a circular, bowl-shaped depression with a diameter of 40 feet.
  • Maximum Depth: The spring reaches a maximum depth of 25 feet, providing a captivating underwater experience.
  • Underwater Flora: Along the edges of the spring, you’ll encounter sea grass, adding to the natural beauty of the site.
  • Bottom Composition: The spring’s bottom features a combination of sand, limestone, and barnacles, creating a diverse underwater landscape.
  • Water Clarity: The water at the vent opening is crystal clear, but it is surrounded by slightly cloudy bay water. The spring’s presence is marked by a noticeable boil on the surface.
  • Offshore Location: Crystal Beach Spring is situated offshore and does not have an associated spring run. It is nestled in the pristine waters of St. Joseph Sound.
  • Scenic Surroundings: The developed coastline lies to the east of the spring, while the rest is embraced by the open waters of St. Joseph Sound.
  • Discharge: Crystal Beach Spring exhibits an estimated discharge rate of 5 to 10 cubic feet per second.

Experience Crystal Beach Spring

Unveil the beauty of Crystal Beach Spring, where clear waters, marine life, and a tranquil underwater world await your exploration. Dive into this hidden gem off the coast of St. Joseph Sound and discover the wonders that lie beneath the surface.

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How Deep is Crystal Beach Spring Cave?

Crystal Beach Spring Cave reaches a maximum depth of 126 feet.

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