1517 Vortex Springs Ln, Ponce De Leon, FL 32455
Phone: (850) 836-4979
Admission: $8 – Diving Pass $20
Vortex Spring is a camping and dive park located near Ponce de Leon, Florida. It is the largest diving facility in the state of Florida.
Pouring out 28 million gallons of water, the crystalline depths of Vortex Spring have intrigued divers for more than forty years. And while diving is the primary focus, it’s a swimming hole as well along with hiking trails.
Nature trails loop through the Otter Creek floodplain between the campground and Otter Creek Lodge, providing a place to hike through the woods beyond a man-made levee separating Otter Creek from the spring run.
The swimming section of the park, downstream and separate from where the divers go, There are high dives and swings into the spring run, water toys to play with, and even a treehouse in the woods with a slide down to the water. You can grab a tube and float down the spring run, walk back up and do it again.
Learn More: http://www.vortexspring.com/
The water in the spring fed pool is a year-round temperature of 68 degrees.