Blue Spring, Marianna, Florida, 32447

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Posted: June 27, 2013

Category: Florida, North America, United States, View All

5461 Blue Springs Hwy.
Marianna, Fl 32447
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Blue Springs, Florida
Also called Jackson Blue
Spring, the first magnitude
spring is both beautiful and
historic.
ExploreSouthernHistory.com – Blue Springs Recreational Area, Florida
ExploreSouthernHistory.com – Blue Springs Recreational Area, Florida
Blue Springs Recreational Area
The beautiful first magnitude spring is located near
Marianna, Florida, and flows at an average rate of
76 million gallons of water per day.

Merritts Mill Pond
The pond is a major scenic
and recreational resource in
Jackson County, Florida. Its
primary source is Blue
Springs.
Divers at Blue Springs
The vast system of
underwater caves at Blue
Springs is a major attraction
for scuba divers. Two can be
seen here surfacing after an
exploration of the main spring.
Blue Springs Recreational Area – Marianna, Florida
A Landmark of Florida History
A magnificent first magnitude spring noted
for its crystal clear water and spectacular
underwater caves, Blue Springs near
Marianna holds a major place in Florida
history.

The Northwest Florida Water Management
District, which calls it Jackson Blue Spring to
differentiate it from other Blue Springs in
Florida, reports that the spring flows at an
average rate of 76 million gallons of water a
day. With five other smaller springs, Blue
Springs feeds Merritts Mill Pond, a major
scenic and recreational resource in Jackson
County, Florida.

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