Ginnie Springs Outdoors, Florida

Ginnie Springs Outdoors, Florida

Ginnie Springs is a privately owned park in Gilchrist County about 6.5 miles northwest of High Springs, Florida, USA. It is located on the south side of the Santa Fe River, to which it is connected. The water is clear and cold and there are accessible caverns with sand and limestone bottom.

Take a much-needed break and relax in one of Florida’s most beautiful natural resources. A cool dip in the crystal clear water of one of our seven springs will ease your worries and help you recharge from a busy schedule. Enjoy time surrounded by family and friends in an outdoor escape that isn’t too out of reach. Ginnie Springs is the perfect getaway for anyone, from nature enthusiasts to those who love the indoors. You can camp, swim, and enjoy all that Ginnie Springs has to offer.

Ginnie Springs,Florida
Ginnie Springs,Florida

Ginnie Springs Camping

Tent sites are scattered throughout our 200 wooded acres and include many river-front and spring sites. Most sites have a grill and a picnic table. Running water is available on some sites. Primitive sites are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservation is required.

Check-In Times: Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

Check-out Times: All passes expire at sunset on your last day. Reminder: Campers entering the park before 8:00 a.m. will be charged for the previous night’s camping.


  • All campers must be 18 years old to camp without being accompanied by your parent or legal guardian. Proof of legal guardianship required. We check ID!
  • Camping prices are per person per night.
  • Prices may be higher on major holidays/holiday weekends.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Sales tax not included in the above prices.
  • Camping fees include daily admission into the park.
  • Scuba diving fees are additional.
  • No pets.
  • Campsites must be clean and orderly at all times.
  • Lanterns should be hung from ropes suspended between trees.
  • Lanterns should not attach directly to trees, heat from lanterns will kill our trees.
  • No chainsaws allowed.
  • Do not cut or nail anything to trees or vegetation.
  • No camping on the grassy areas surrounding Ginnie Spring or the Devil’s Springs systems.
  • Quiet hours are from 12:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
  • No excessive noise is permitted at any time.
  • All other regular park rules apply.
Ginnie Springs Outdoors, Florida
Ginnie Springs Outdoors, Florida


Ginnie Springs Weather

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Mostly sunny

Precip 0%

RealFeel®: 24°

Wind: 4 km/h SSE

Gusts: 9 km/h

Humidity: 63%

Dew Point: 14°

Max UV Index: 3 (Moderate)

Cloud Cover: 24%

Rain: 0 mm

Snow: 0.0 cm

Ice: 0 mm

Visibility: 16 km

Ceiling: 9845 m

Ginnie Springs Hours

Open 24 hours
Ginnie Springs Outdoors, LLC, Friday hours

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Ginnie Springs In High Springs Florida

Enjoy our seven crystal-clear, freshwater springs nestled in over 200 wooded acres along the banks of the Santa Fe River in Florida. In business since 1976, Ginnie Springs Outdoors is a world-renowned dive destination and campground located just outside of High Springs, FL.
We are a PADI 5-Star facility, and offer PADI certification at all levels for scuba diving enthusiasts. Ginnie Springs Outdoors offers tent and RV camping, as well as an overnight cottage available for rent which includes all the comforts of home. Come and enjoy kayaking, diving, swimming, beach volleyball, river tubing, canoeing, and snorkeling.

Ginnie Springs Campground

At Ginnie Springs there are 129 water and electric campsites right across from the park’s store where you can camp with all the comforts of home. These sites may be reserved and reservations are recommended to ensure you will have a site. None of the water and electric sites are located by the river. Each electric and water site holds a maximum of 8 people, 2 vehicles, and 2 tents.

All water and electric sites have a picnic table and grill. There are no sewer hookups on the site, but a dump station is available for campers to use.

Please check our Reservations & Cancellations page for more information about our electric/water reservations.

Check-In Times: Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

Check-out Times: All passes expire at sunset on your departure day. Reminder: Campers entering the park before 8:00 a.m. will be charged for the previous night’s camping.

Ginnie Springs Prices


Adults (10% discount to seniors 62+)$14.02

Children ages 6-12$3.73

Children 5 & under free


Certified “full” cave divers or equivalent$22.00

All other divers$30.00

Annual dive pass$330.00


Adults (10% discount to seniors 62+)$22.43

Children ages 6-12$6.54

Children 5 & under free

Electricity and water hookup (per site per night)$10.28

Ginnie Springs Cabins

Create a getaway with all the comforts of home with a stay in our Ginnie Cottage. This little slice of home is the perfect way to keep your friends and family together during your stay at our park. This Ginnie Cottage is the perfect place to come back to after a fun-filled day experiencing everything Ginnie Springs has to offer. Cook a wonderful meal in the cottage’s fully-equipped kitchen to unwind after a great day outdoors. A stay in the Ginnie Cottage will be one you’ll never forget!


  • 3 Bedroom/2 Bathroom
  • Satellite TV
  • Central heat/air conditioning, large deck, and grill.
  • Fully equipped kitchen; two bathrooms; washer and dryer.
  • 2 twin beds, 2 double beds, 2 roll-away beds
  • Linens are supplied.
  • Smoke-free environment (smoking permitted outside only).
  • Cottage rental includes daily park admission.
  • Scuba fees are additional
  • Check-in is at 3:00 PM
  • Checkout is 11:00 AM
  • You must be 18 years old to stay at the cottage or camp without being accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. We I.D. upon check-in. Proof of legal guardianship is required.


Are There Alligators At Ginnie Springs?

No alligators or eels at Ginnie Springs. Too many people. I’ve never seen either at Ginnie, but anywhere there is water in Florida, you may see alligators.

How Much Is It To Get Into Ginnie Springs?

Daily admission fees are $14.02 per adult, and $3.73 for children 6-12 years old (plus tax).

How Far Is Ginnie Springs From Tampa?

Ginnie Springs Outdoors is located approximately 6.5 miles northwest of High Springs, on the south side of the picturesque Santa Fe River. The park is very popular with open-water divers and cave divers due to the clear water, sand and limestone bottom, and extensive cave system associated with these springs.

How Many Springs Are At Ginnie Springs

Float Your Way. From innertubes to kayaks, to paddleboards and canoes there are many ways to experience Ginnie. Our seven crystal clear springs are 72 degrees year-round. Take a dip and explore!