High Springs, Florida

General Information: For general information about the Florida Springs and the surround areas. The link below is an area guide and contains information about individual springs.


The map link below includes specific course details. It contains location information, areas of interest and food and services in the High Springs area.


Classroom sessions:

River House

8660 NE 40th Court Road

High Springs, FL 32643

Confined water session will be held in Ginnie Springs. There is an $14/daily park fee to enter.

Open water sessions will be held at Troy Springs State Park. There is a $5 park fee.


A simple Google search will lead you to options for accommodations in the High Springs area. 

We recommend sourcing an Airbnb for the trip as it seems to be the most economical option in the area. If you are interested in sharing accommodations with another student or group please let us know and we can connect interested parties together.


Managing flights from pretty much anywhere should be simple traveling to Gainesville, FL.  There is a 45 minute drive from Gainesville to High Springs. The second closest flight option is Jacksonville, FL. This is a 1 hour, 24 minute drive to High Springs.

Gainesville Regional Airport

American Air Lines and Delta both service the Gainesville Airport.

Jacksonville International Airport

Jacksonville Airport carries the following airlines:

Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines


Endless fun is available in the Florida Springs. With over 700 natural fountains to explore the options are nearly endless. The springs are a constant 72 degrees year round which can be a bit cool in the winter months. Many of the springs offer:

  • diving
  • camping
  • canoe and kayak rentals
  • swimming
  • snorkeling
  • tubing
  • photography