Springs Fever: A Field & Recreation Guide to 500 Florida Springs.
2nd Edition by Joe Follman and Richard Buchanan

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Unnamed Spring
Hernando County

Summary of Features

How Pristine?--appears pristine
Access--on private land

Spring boil adjacent to the bank

From the intersection of U.S. 19 and U.S. 50 at Weeki Wachee, go about 4 miles west on U.S. 50. The spring is about 300 feet north of the highway on private propery.

Spring Description
The spring flows up from below a limestone ledge in an estuary system. The water was clightly clearer than the surrounding brackish water, and a limestone wall/shelf was visible. The depth of the spring could not be determined visually. Fish were observed schooling in the area.


There was a chair near the spring, which is on private property. JF was guided to the spring by a local resident, who said the spring was sometimes used for swimming.

Nearby Springs

Mud River Spring

Weeki Wachee Spring
Twin Dees Spring
Jenkins Spring
Salt Spring

Other Nearby Natural Features
Anclote Key State Preserve
Withlacoochie State Forest
Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park
Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge