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Jackson County Springs
Jackson (or Marianna) Blue Spring
From Highway 90 in Marianna, go north on State Road 71. A Wal-Mart is on the corner at right. (Note that the southern part of 71 that leads to I-10 is down the road to the west.) After about a mile, past the farm equipment building, Blue Spring Road forks off to the right. Go about 3 miles and you will see the sign to Blue Spring Park on the right.

Shangri-La Springs
From Highway 90 in Marianna, go north on State Road 71. A Wal-Mart is on the corner. (Note that the southern part of 71 that leads to I-10 is down the road to the west.) After about a mile, right past the green John Deere sign, Blue Spring Road forks off to the right. Go about 3 miles and you will see the sign to Blue Spring County Park. There is a put-in spot at Blue Springs to go downriver to Shangri-La.

Indian Washtub Spring
From Highway 90 in Marianna, go north on State Road 71. A Wal-Mart is on the corner. (Note that the southern part of 71 that leads to I-10 is down the road to the west.) After about a mile, right past the green John Deere sign, Blue Spring Road forks off to the right. Go about 3 miles and you will see the sign to Blue Spring County Park. There is a put-in spot at Blue Springs to go downriver to Indian Washtub.

Gator Spring
From U.S. 90 in Marianna, turn north on 71 at the Wal-Mart and go to Blue Springs Road. Turn right at the big John Deer sign onto Blue Springs Rd. and go 1.6 miles to Hunter Fish Camp Road. Turn right and go 2/3 mile down this house-lined road to the boat ramp on the left, downhill from the road. Put in at boat ramp and paddle through cypress trees directly into and then across the Mill Pond to the SE bank, about 150 yards.

Black Spring
From U.S. 90 in Marianna, go west on Highway 276, pass under Interstate 10, and continue on to Highway 167. Turn left and go until you pass County Road 1656. Continue on 1.1 miles to Mystery Springs Road. A gray doublewide trailer home is at the intersection. Turn left and proceed 1.4 miles on a dirt road until it and the forest on the left seem to end and there is a large "No Trespassing" sign. Turn left just before the sign onto a narrow dirt road and drive about 100 yards to the water, which is the east run of Black Spring. Proceed by boat 200-300 feet to the left (west) to the spring basin.

Double Spring
From U.S. 90 in Marianna, go west on Highway 276, pass under Interstate 10, and continue on to Highway 167. Turn left and go until you pass County Road 1656. Continue on 1.1 miles to Mystery Springs Road. A gray doublewide trailer home is at the intersection. Turn left and proceed 1.4 miles on a dirt road until it and the forest on the left seem to end and there is a large "No Trespassing" sign. Turn left just before the sign onto a narrow dirt road and drive about 100 yards to the water, which is the east run of Black Spring. Proceed by boat 200-300 feet to the left (west) to the spring basin.

Springboard (or Mr. Simmons') Spring
From U.S. 90 in Marianna, go west on Highway 276, pass under Interstate 10, and continue on to Highway 167. Turn left and go until you pass County Road 1656. Continue on 1.1 miles to Mystery Springs Road. A gray doublewide trailer home is at the intersection. Turn left and proceed 1.4 miles on a dirt road until it and the forest on the left seem to end and there is a large "No Trespassing" sign. Turn left just before the sign onto a narrow dirt road and drive about 100 yards to the water, which is the east run of Black Spring. Proceed by boat 200-300 feet to the left (west) to the spring basin.

Mill Pond Spring
From U.S. 90 in Marianna, go west on Highway 276, pass under Interstate 10, and continue on to Highway 167. Turn left and go until you pass County Road 1656. Continue on 1.1 miles to Mystery Springs Road. A gray doublewide trailer home is at the intersection. Turn left and proceed 1.4 miles on a dirt road until it and the forest on the left seem to end and there is a large "No Trespassing" sign. Turn left just before the sign onto a narrow dirt road and drive about 100 yards to the water, which is the east run of Black Spring. Proceed by boat 200-300 feet to the left (west) to the spring basin.

Sandbag Spring
Accessible via canoe put-in at boat ramp along the Chipola River off Jefferson Street about 1.5 miles north of Marianna. From the center of town on U.S. 90, turn right onto Jefferson Street and proceed to the bridge over the river. Put in and paddle downstream 0.4 miles to first house on the right. The house is a wooden one on stilts over the river; look carefully for the spring run on the downstream side. Canoe around the house through the narrow opening—virtually under the overhanging porch—to the spring.

Baltzell (or Bosel or Bozell) Springs Group
Accessible via canoe put-in at Florida Caverns State Park. Located in Florida Caverns State Park 2.6 miles north of Marianna. From the center of town on U.S. 90, turn right onto Jefferson Street and proceed to the State Park. Once in the park, follow signs to river put-in. The springs are on the left and right shortly outside the park boundary about a mile upriver.

Tanner Springs
From U.S. 90 in Marianna, go north on State Road 73 for approximately 4.7 miles. If coming from the north, proceed 1.4 miles south from Union Road. Turn east onto dirt/farm road. Follow around 90-degree turn to the left/north (field will be on right and look for tall pecan trees lining road along a 90-degree turn to the right. The spring is below, on the right, along this second sweeping turn.

Webbville Springs
From U.S. 90 in Marianna, go north on State Highway 73 for approximately 6.1 miles. Turn right onto dirt/clay road. Continue approximately 300 feet until road makes 90-degree turn to left. Look for dirt/grass road on right across fence at edge of pine tree farm. Walk on dirt road about 0.3 mile to springheads A-C on right adjacent to the road. Flow area A is at coordinates 30.50.358N/85.20.080W, and flow area E is in the woods/swampy area at 30.50.361N/85.20.050W.