Category: Springs

Williford Spring in Washington County

I explored some areas at Econfina Creek Water Management Area located in Washington County. There are many scenic places along with some interesting history as well. One of the areas I visited was a spring located off of Econfina Creek known as Williford Spring….

The Hampton Springs Hotel Site in Taylor County

Just outside of Perry is the old Hampton Springs Hotel Site. The history I learned about on this place is that an early Taylor County settler whose wife suffered from rheumatism, was directed by an Indian to these springs. When the water eased her…

Exploring The Ghost Town of Ellaville in Madison County (Suwannacoochee Spring)

This is Swannacoochee Spring in Madison County located near where the Withlalcoochee and Suwannee rivers merge. The structure around it was built sometime in the 1800’s. I found it while exploring around the ghost town of Ellaville near Suwannee River State Park. It is…

Exploring the Trails at Ichetucknee Springs State Park

When you think of¬†Ichetucknee Springs State Park¬†you may envision the beautiful springs there. But at the North Entrance of the park there are some scenic and historical trails you can explore. There are three different hiking trails. Blue Hole Trail: A half-mile walk through…