Orange City – Blue Spring State Park
5K/10K Walk
Event Y0581

SPECIAL PROGRAMS: Walking the USA A-Z (O). Continues through December 2018 for all current participants only: Boardwalks.


START/FINISH: Blue Spring State Park
Entrance Gate
2100 West French Ave., Orange City, FL 32763

TIMES: 8 AM to Dusk – Daily
January 1 to March 31, 2018

TRAIL DESCRIPTION: Rated 1B is 60% shaded. Walk on service road, hiking trail, Blue Run and Spring Boil Boardwalk. Not suitable for strollers and wheelchairs.

HISTORY: This is the largest spring on the St. Johns River and is a designated Manatee Refuge during the winter; home to a growing population of West Indian Manatee. Pets not allowed in campgrounds, concessions, on beaches and boardwalks.

DIRECTIONS: From I-4 W, Exit 114, SR 472 W 3.1 miles; US 17-92 S 1.7 miles; Right on West French 2 miles; left into Park.
From I-4 E, Exit 111B, W on Saxon 1.3 miles; Right on Enterprise 1 mile; Right on US 17-92 2 miles; left on West French 2 miles; left into Park.

Must pay Park entrance fee. Ask for Volkssport Box. Park Attendant will advise where to park.

DISCLAIMER: The sponsors are not liable for accidents, theft, and/or material damage. Every effort will be made by the sponsors to make this a safe, enjoyable, and memorable event.

POINT OF CONTACT: Bill Ellis 386 960-7511 E-Mail:

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Welcome to Blue Springs

Thursby House


Double Manatee