This park is home to the largest spring on the St. Johns River and is a designated winter refuge for Manatees. The park offers a variety of land and aquatic opportunities,,, the spring keeps the water at a comfortable 73 degrees. Quiet, well mannered dogs are allowed for no additional fee,,, they must be current on vaccinations (proof required), be on no more than a 6 foot hand held leash and be cleaned up after promptly. Dogs are not allowed on beaches, swim areas, playgrounds, buildings or food service areas, and they may not be tethered to trees, bushes, or park property. Dogs may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes at a time.