Owl’s Eye Spring USA

Owl’s Eye Spring, known today for its enchanting beauty and pristine waters, had a different identity in its early days. Referred to as “Shallow Springs” back then, this natural wonder remained hidden from the world until a group of intrepid explorers decided to uncover its secrets.

  • Region: Florida
  • Coordinates: 30.4211, -83.2093
  • Depth: 40 ft
  • Remarks: No Mount
  • Type: Cave

Pioneers of Discovery

Between the years 1978 and 1980, a team of fearless adventurers consisting of Court Smith, Steve Shaw, Hal Davis, Lee Sams, and Guy Bryant embarked on a journey that would forever change the way we perceive this captivating spring. These intrepid explorers were the first to set foot in the mystical realm of Owl’s Eye Spring, unearthing its mystique for generations to come.

Their expedition not only changed the name but also unveiled the mesmerizing beauty and ecological significance of this spring, which we now fondly know as Owl’s Eye Spring. Their remarkable efforts paved the way for an enduring appreciation of nature’s hidden treasures, leaving an indelible mark on the world of exploration and conservation.

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