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Spring Characteristics

Qualities of this spring
Spring NameSharks Tooth Spring
Alternate NameNot Available
General Location2 miles southeast of Cassia
Section, Twsp, RangeSE SW SW Sec. 32, T 18 S, R 29 E
Magnitude5
TypeSpring
Multiple VentsNo
Age of Water <50 years
Source AquiferFloridan Aquifer
Public or PrivatePublic

Location

Sharks Tooth Spring is located in the Seminole State Forest about 2 miles southeast of Cassia.

Description

Sharks Tooth Spring is a 5th magnitude spring that emerges from the weathered limestone and clay at the base of a hillside. There is no pool at the spring head. Clear spring water creates a run 2 feet wide and 0.2 feet deep that flows northeast 800 feet into Sulphur Run. The run has a sand and pebble bottom. A hardwood forest with hiking and equestrian trails surrounds the spring.

Utilization

The spring is undeveloped but primitive camping, hiking, and equestrian trails are nearby within the Seminole State Forest. The water flows into Sulphur Run.

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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