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Moccasin Spring

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Spring Characteristics

Qualities of this spring
Spring NameMoccasin Spring
Alternate NameNot Available
General Location3.5 miles southeast of Cassia.
Section, Twsp, RangeNW NW SW Sec. 8 T. 19 S, R. 29 E
Magnitude4
TypeSpring
Multiple VentsNo
Age of Water Not Available
Source AquiferFloridan Aquifer
Public or PrivatePublic

Location

Moccasin Springs is located in the Seminole State Forest about 3.5 miles southeast of Cassia.

Description

Moccasin Springs is a 4th magnitude spring forming a pool of clear water 40 feet long, 30 feet wide, and 3 feet deep. The pebble strewn vent is roughly 1 foot in diameter. The pool bottom is sand and a prominent boil is visible. Abundant detritus is in and around the spring pool and run.

The run is approximately 9 feet wide, 1 foot deep, and flows east into Blackwater Creek. The surrounding environment is heavily forested with hardwoods, palms, and palmettos.

Utilization

The spring is undeveloped. Nearby is a camping area for visitors of the Seminole State Forest.

Contact Information

This spring is located on public property in the Seminole State Forest.

Seminole State Forest
Joe Bishop, State Forester
Leesburg Forestry Station
9610 County Road 44
Leesburg, Florida 34788
(352) 360-6675 or (352) 360-6677

Historic Information

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