Hidden Spring USA

Unlock the secrets of Hidden Spring, a natural wonder nestled in the heart of Florida’s Suwannee River. Get ready for an adventure with all the details you need.

  • Region: Florida
  • Coordinates: 30.10260385, -83.11399934
  • Depth:
  • Remarks: Sidemount
  • Type: Cave

Getting to Hidden Spring

  • Starting Point: Begin your journey at the junction of SR 51 and 180th Street in Luraville.
  • Drive South: Head south on SR 51, covering approximately 1.6 miles.
  • Reach the Boat Landing: You’ll arrive at the boat landing by the bridge that spans the Suwannee River.
  • Set Sail: Launch your boat here and commence a picturesque river journey.
  • Downriver Expedition: Cruise downriver for about 4.6 miles until you reach the captivating Hidden Spring.

Hidden Spring – A Natural Marvel

  • Seeps by the Riverside: Hidden Spring, also referred to as SUW919971, unveils itself as an intricate network of seeps stretching horizontally for 15 feet along the riverbank.
  • Riverbed Composition: The riverbed in front of these seeps is a blend of limestone with an overlay of sand, adorned by an abundant display of aquatic vegetation and algae.
  • Crystal Clarity: The spring’s waters are pristine and clear, boasting a captivating greenish hue. Keep an eye out for the distinct mixing zone, where the spring water meets the tannic river water, creating a unique visual spectacle near the vents.
  • Natural Elevation: Rise above the water’s surface, and you’ll encounter exposed limestone, reaching a height of 6 feet, topped with approximately 5.5 feet of predominantly organic overburden.
  • Surrounded by Nature: Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings. Hidden Spring is enveloped by a lush and diverse mixed hardwood forest, adding to the allure of this hidden gem.

Hidden Spring (SUW919971) is your ticket to a captivating riverside adventure. Dive into its clear waters, observe its unique characteristics, and relish the natural beauty that envelops this extraordinary location along the Suwannee River near Luraville, Florida.

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