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Troy Spring State Park

Troy Spring State Park, Florida674 N.E. Troy Springs Road
Branford, Florida 32008
Phone: 386-935-4835

Troy Springs State Park is a Florida State Park, located approximately six miles north of Branford, off US 27. It contains one of the state's 33 first magnitude springs.

Welcome to Troy Spring State Park

The depths of this spring contain the remains of the Civil War-era steamboat Madison, scuttled in the spring run in 1863 to keep it from being captured. A recent addition to the state park system, Troy Spring now has an entrance road, restrooms, an accessible walkway, picnic tables, and a riverside dock for canoeists and boaters on the Suwannee River. 

This 70-foot deep, first magnitude spring offers opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Bring the family for an old fashioned swimming hole party! Only open-water scuba diving is permitted and divers must be certified; no solo diving is allowed. Trails for hiking and horseback riding are being developed. 

Located off County Road 425, 1.3 miles north of U.S. 27.

Hours of Operation

Florida state parks are open from 8 a.m. until sundown 365 days a year.

Driving Directions

From Branford go 6 miles on US 27 North. Turn right on CR 425 and go 1.3 miles. Park entrance is on the right. From Mayo take US Highway 27 South approximately 13 miles. Turn left on CR 425 and go 1.3 miles. Park entrance is on the right.



Troy Springs is located between mile marker 82 and 83 on the Suwannee River. A boat dock is available for day use.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking is available year round down the famous Suwannee River.


Fishing in the river is allowed with current Florida fishing license. NO fishing in swimming areas.

Horse Trail

***Planned For The Future*** A fourteen stall barn, wash rack, public restroom and primitive camping area. Continue to check this web site for updates.  Equestrian trails are available on Suwannee River Water Management Ruth Springs Tract property located just outside Troy Springs. Call for more information.  The barn has a single unisex facility that is ADA compliant.

Nature Trails

Enjoy a peaceful stroll on our 1/2-mile nature trail weaving through dense hardwood hammock.


Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Troy Springs State Park. They must be kept on a 6-foot leash at all times and can not be left unattended for more than a half-hour. Dogs are not permitted in the springs.


Picnic facilities are located by the beautiful spring. Picnic tables and grills are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

The bathhouse located by the Spring/picnic grounds is ADA accessible.

Scuba Diving

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