Manatee Springs State Park is one of Florida's best spring-based parks. With a number of activities to be done, it's best to visit the place with friends and family. The Manatee Springs State Park produces approximately 100 million gallons of water daily.

Apart from the Manatee Springs State Park being a popular scuba diving and snorkelling spot, the springs' headwaters are known for being the coolest swimming spots. The sparkling stream comes from the Suwanee River through the hardwood everglades.

The Manatee Springs State Park in Florida isn't only a widely popular spot for water activities like canoeing or kayaking but outdoor activities like biking and hiking as well. A canoe outfitter shop called Anderson's Adventures is made available for visitors.

Children may enjoy the playground made available in the picnic area while a camping ground surrounded by Florida's own red oak woods make for the perfect alfresco setting. Other amenities include a boardwalk, floating dock, picnic pavilions, and eight miles of Nature Trails.

Those taking day trips to the Manatee Springs State Park best not forget to drive through the Fannings Springs State Park and the Nature Coast State Trail. While the Nature Coast State Trail offers the natural Sunshine State of North Florida, the Fannings Springs State Park offers a clear water spring that produces around 65 million gallons water of daily.

A summary of activities that may be done at the Manatee Springs State Park is as follows: bicycling, boating, camping, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, picnicking, snorkelling, swimming, scuba diving and wildlife viewing. Wildlife present at the Florida state park include manatees present during in the winter and fall, white tailed deer, American black vultures and a variety of fish from largemouth bass, catfish, longnose gar and speckled perch. In addition, a number of tours are also readily available.