Welcome to Poe Springs!
Park summer hours are Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Summer hours end on October 1st, 2022. Poe Spring Park will be closing at 5 p.m. during the fall and winter months.
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Poe Spring Park is open 7 days a week.
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 352-264-6847 to check date availability, rates, and to request a facilities use agreement.