Troy Spring State Park

674 N.E. Troy Springs Road, Branford, Florida, US, 32066 | Directions

The depths of this spring contain the remains of the Civil War-era steamboat Madison, scuttled in the spring run in 1863 to keep it from being captured. A recent addition to the state park system, Troy Spring now has an entrance road, restrooms, an accessible walkway, picnic tables, and a riverside dock for canoeists and boaters on the Suwannee River. This 70-foot deep, first magnitude spring offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Bring the family for an old fashioned swimming hole party! Only open-water scuba diving is permitted and divers must be certified; no solo diving is allowed. Trails for hiking and horseback riding are being developed. Located off County Road 425, 1.3 miles north of U.S. 27.

Swim in the 72 degree spring water while viewing a variety of fish and turtles. Snorkel down the spring run and see the remains of the scuttled Confederate steamship Madison.Swim at your own risk. NO lifeguard on duty.

Troy Springs is located between mile marker 82 and 83 on the Suwannee River. A boat dock is available for day use.

Canoeing and kayaking is available year round down the famous Suwannee River.

Fishing in the river is allowed with current Florida fishing license. NO fishing in swimming areas.

All divers must show proof of certification before diving.All diving is open water only.No solo diving is permitted.Dives cannot extend past 5:00 p.m.No lights for open water dives.Instructors conducting a class must have a Commercial Dive Permit.

Picnic facilities are located by the beautiful spring. Picnic tables and grills are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Enjoy a peaceful stroll on our ? mile nature trail weaving through dense hardwood hammock.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Troy Springs State Park. They must be kept on a 6-foot leash at all times and can not be left unattended for more than a half-hour. Dogs are not permitted in the springs.