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Taylor County Springs

Big Spring
From the junction of U.S. 27/19 and U.S. 98 in Perry, drive west on U.S. 98 for 4.3 miles. Turn left (south) onto Highway 356 and continue 7.5 miles to dirt/gravel entrance to the Spring Creek Unit of the Big Bend Wildlife Management Area. Stay on this road 0.5 miles to ranger/check station and another 3.6 miles to boat launch on Spring Creek. Paddle upstream (to the left) 2/3 mile to the spring.

Bradley Spring
In Steinhatchee, from intersection of State Roads 50 and 361, drive north on SR 361 out of Steinhatchee. After passing entrance on left (west) for the Solid Waste Collection Site, continue another half mile and turn left onto sand road at sign for Bradley Spring and follow to county park and spring.

Cedar Island (or Sandpiper) Spring
From town of Salem, turn west off U.S. 19/98/27A onto Fish Creek Road and drive about 12 miles to State Road 361. Turn right (north) on SR 361 and drive about 1.5 miles to entrance to Cedar Island development. Turn left (west) into development. Take second right onto Egret Lane and follow around left past a house on the right to dock/steps and sign for Sandpiper Spring.

Dry Spring on Fenholloway

Eva Spring
In Steinhatchee, from the intersection of State Roads 50 and 361, drive north on SR 361. After passing through most of the town, the waterfront, and the marina, turn left onto 3rd Avenue North and proceed two blocks to the spring.

Folsom Spring
Located just south of downtown Perry. At the intersection of U.S. Highways 98 and 27. Drive south on U.S. 27. After 0.6 mile, turn left at second light traffic light. The park with the spring is on the right just before the railroad crossing.

Hampton Spring
From the junction of U.S. 27/19 and U.S. 98 in Perry, drive west on U.S. 98 for 4.3 miles. Turn left (south) onto Highway 356 and continue 0.7 miles onto a short paved road just before Highway 356 makes a sweeping left turn. At the end of the short paved road, turn right onto a dirt road then make an immediate left onto another dirt road and go 0.1 miles to the end at the spring site.

Steinhatchee Rise
The site can be reached by land from two locations:
1. From the intersection of U.S. 19/98/27A and State Road 51, drive south on U.S. 19/98/27A a short distance over the bridge for the Steinhatchee River. Turn off road into grass after about 200 yards beyond the bridge at a small opening in the trees onto a dirt road that leads directly to the backwater behind the river rise and take footpath to rise. Look for the Water Management District sign for river access #5.
2. From the intersection of U.S. 19/98/27A and State Road 51, drive south on U.S. 19/98/27A for a half-mile and turn right (west) at sign for Steinhatchee Falls. Follow signs to boat launch about 1 mile and canoe (or walk along the bank) upriver ¼ mile to river rise across from a house.

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From the intersection of U.S. 19/98/27A and State Road 51, drive south on SR 51, past campground area about a mile and turn left onto the first dirt road. Continue a short distance until the road forks. Take the right fork and then the first left turn (onto a thinner sandy road after a couple of hundred yards) at sign for boat launch and follow a short distance to the boat launch on the Steinhatchee River. From the boat launch, follow the path going upriver along the bank 100-150 yards to the mouth of the spring run.

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From the junction of U.S. 27/19 and U.S. 98 in Perry, drive west on U.S. 98 for 2.55 miles. Turn right (north) at sign for Hunter Creek development and proceed just under a mile to the bridge over Spring Creek. The spring is 250 upriver from the bridge on the right (more southerly) fork of the creek on the east side of the bridge.

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From the junction of U.S. 27/19 and U.S. 98 in Perry, drive west on U.S. 98 for 2.55 miles. Turn right (north) at sign for Hunter Creek development and proceed just under a mile to the bridge over Spring Creek. The spring is near the bridge on the SE side.

Waldo Spring
Waldo Spring is five miles SW of Perry, 1¼ miles down a dirt that turns west off County Road 359, 4.5 miles south of the intersection of 359 and U.S. 98.