GINNIE SPRINGS OUTDOORS

Ginnie Springs Outdoors is a beautiful place near High Springs, Florida, highlighted by a natural spring.  

This privately owned Florida tourist attraction has many exciting things to do in the outdoors.  Guests can go scuba diving, camping, canoeing and kayaking or a host of other things in a beautiful setting.

The resort sits on more than 200 acres of pristine Florida woodlands near High Springs Florida. 

There are 90 full-service campsites with electric and water hookups.  The resort also has heated bathrooms, picnic tables and grills along with a nice general store for basic supplies.

There are also a number of wilderness campsites suited for tent campers.  The wilderness campsites are scattered throughout the 200 wooded acres.

Ginnie Springs is a pleasant private alternative to Florida State parks camping and busier more heavily visited Florida tourist attractions.

The wilderness campsites are available on a first come first served basis.  Many of these camping sites are on the Santa Fe River or on the spring.  The Santa Fe is a famous Florida river that disappears underground for a significant stretch of its total length.

Most wilderness campsites have a grill and a picnic table, and running water available on some sites.

There are also two small cottages on the site.  Reservations for a cottage should be made well in advance.

The crystal-clear water in the springs gives tremendous underwater visibility.  Scuba diving and snorkeling are very popular.  The inventor of SCUBA, Jacques Costeau, even made a visit and was impressed with the clarity of the water.

Cavern and cave diving are also available for the more experienced and adventurous scuba diver.

ADMISSION FEES

  • General Admission, Adults:                $13.09
  • General Admission, Children (7-14):   $3.00
  • Certified Full Cave Divers:                  $22.00
  • All Other Divers:                                   $30.00

Call 386-454-7188 for daily admission information for scuba diving, camping, cottage rentals and other adventure packages.

HOURS

GINNIE SPRINGS OUTDOORS is open every day of the year. Campers may enter the park 24 hours a day and register at the camp store during regular hours or at the gate after store hours. Campers entering the park before 8:00 a.m. will be charged for the previous night's camping.

GPS ADDRESS

5000 NE 60th Ave
High Springs, Florida 32643

TELEPHONE

(386) 454-7188 

COUNTRY STORE AND DIVE CENTER HOURS

Summer Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am -7:00 pm
  • Friday & Saturday:8:00 am -10:00 pm
  • Sunday:8:00 am -8:00 pm

Winter Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Sunday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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