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Manatees! Ah, what charming and gentle sea mammals. If you want to see these docile water creatures especially during their season, then head to the Blue Spring State Park in Florida so you won?t miss the action.

The Blue Spring State Park is a wildlife reserve and recreational park located west of Orange City in Volusia County, Florida. The summer state is just perfect for these tropical wildlife viewing. The park is a popular destination, drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors annually. The park?s main attraction is the Manatee viewing, which is held every winter when the Florida manatees flock to the warm waters of the St. Johns River?s springs.

Built around the springs of St. Johns River, the park offers standard park recreations such as kayaking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, and SCUBA diving. The park grounds are also open for activities such as camping, hiking, wildlife viewing and photography, and picnicking. About 51 campsites with amenities are scattered inside the park, as well as 6 (six) cabins for overnight lodging. The park has pavilions for picnicking and other social functions.
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