Peacock Springs

Useful Information

Location: From Live Oak southwest on Florida 51, at the Luraville Country Store turn left on 180th street.
Open: All year 8 to sundown.
Fee: Car with up to 8 adults USD 4, Motorcycle USD 2.
Classification: KarstKarst spring
Light: n/a
Dimension: L=10,000m
Address: Peacock Springs, Peacock Springs Road, Luraville, Florida, Tel: +1-386-776-2194.
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1956 underwater cave first explored by Vasco Murray.
1995 first map by Sheck Exley.


Peacock Springs State Park has two major springs, Peacock Springs and Bonnet Springs, both tributaries of the Suwannee River. There are also six sinkholes. The underwater cave passages have been explored and surveyed by cave divers for about 10 kilometers. This is one of the longest underwater cave systems in the continental United States.

A nature trail follows the underground passages of the cave system. Swimming in Peacock Springs and Orange Grove Sink are popular activities during the summer. Only divers who have proof of their scuba certification are allowed to explore the underwater caverns.