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

Wacissa River Springs

Jefferson County

Summary of Features

  • Scale - 1st magnitude in total
  • Scenery - good to outstanding
  • How Pristine? - some completely pristine except for exotic vegetation; some choked with exotic vegetation, others adjacent to land/docks/cleared areas, occasional trash in river
  • Swimming - fair to good
  • Protection - good
  • Wildlife - outstanding
  • Crowds - put-in can be crowded on warm weekends, airboats create loud noise
  • Access - easy to headwaters, up to extremely strenuous for individual springs
  • Facilities - fair
  • Safety - fair to good
  • Scuba - yes
  • Cost - free