Welcome to Poe Springs!
New park hours starting October 1. Park open everyday from 8am to 5pm.
Poe Spring Park will be open 7 days a week starting Saturday May 29, 2021. The spring and boat ramp will close 30 minutes prior to dusk each day.
There is a $6.00 per vehicle parking charge at Poe Springs, cash only please.
Fees waived for individuals with disabilities.
If you need assistance please speak with the attendant.
The Park may close when the Spring reaches capacity of 100 persons.
The park is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Park amenities include pavilions and picnic shelters, play areas, multi purpose fields, volleyball courts, and bar-b-que grills. There are loop trails throughout the park for hiking, and a boardwark that traverses the cypress swamp leads visitors to the springs. A boat launch and dock afford watercraft access to the river.
You can now choose from 2 pavillions and pay $40.00 to reserve one. Please go to: alachua.recdesk.com You will have to create an account and then go to facilities to choose the pavilion you wish to reserve.
The Lodge At Poe Springs is available for event rentals, and is perfect for birthday parties, showers, and small weddings. Indoor seating can be arranged for up to 54 people conference style, and there is a kitchen (stove, refrigerator, sink) included in the rental fee. Restrooms are on-site, and there is additional picnic table seating under the attached pavilion. Call us at 352-264-6868 to check date availability, rates, and to request a facilities use agreement.