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Portions of the following information were taken from Florida Geological Survey Bulletin 31.

Baptizing Spring is about 2.5 mi NE. of Luraville and north of the Suwannee River. Drive east from Luraville about 2 mi, turn north onto a sand road and go 0.4 mi to a 5-way dirt road intersection, turn sharply west and drive 0.3 mi; the spring is about 20 ft W. of the road.

Description - Baptizing Spring is overgrown with brush, weeds, and small trees. The water was black and there was no flow in September 1974. The pool is shallow and its limits difficult to define.
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Latitude: 30.13288
Longitude: -83.13818
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 Cave Diving
 Cavern Diving
 Open Water Diving
Date Submitter Visbility Remarks
8/15/2010 Admin 60' A lot of great dives have been conducted in the past few months. First with the addition of 6,000' downstream and now with another 4,000' downstream. It is rumored that it is now connected to Peacock.
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Description Type Date Author Remarks
 System Map Map 2008 Agnes Milowka
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System Depth Cave Cavern OW Last Report Distance (mi)
 Overview Information Available for Telford Spring  Telford Spring 80 True False False 8/17/2023 2.4
 Overview Information Available for Ruth Spring  Ruth Spring 50 True False False 6/11/2023 13.5
 Overview Information Available for Peacock Springs - Peacock III  Peacock Springs - Peacock III 214 True False False 3/12/2023 0.8
 Overview Information Available for Lafayette Blue Springs  Lafayette Blue Springs 100 True False False 11/26/2022 5.3
 Overview Information Available for Peacock Springs - Peacock I  Peacock Springs - Peacock I 175 True True False 11/17/2022 0.8
 Overview Information Available for Royal Spring  Royal Spring 50 True True True 11/15/2022 5.1
 Overview Information Available for Charles Spring  Charles Spring 80 True False False 7/30/2022 6
 Overview Information Available for Alligator Rescue Spring  Alligator Rescue Spring True False False 5/20/2022 2.7
   Lafayette Blue - Kitty Sink 100 True False False 5/9/2022 5.8
 Overview Information Available for Peacock Springs - Orange Grove  Peacock Springs - Orange Grove 175 True True True 3/30/2022 0.6
 Overview Information Available for Cow Spring  Cow Spring 110 True False False 10/10/2021 2.4
 Overview Information Available for Troy Spring  Troy Spring 70 False True True 9/16/2020 12.2
 Overview Information Available for Owens Spring  Owens Spring 45 True False False 10/7/2019 8.4
 Overview Information Available for Allen Mill Pond  Allen Mill Pond True False False 10/11/2017 6.5
   Lafayette Blue - Trap Sink 100 True False False 11/21/2016 5.9
 Overview Information Available for Suwannee Blue Spring  Suwannee Blue Spring 40 True False False 6/28/2016 5.5
 Overview Information Available for Convict Spring  Convict Spring 30 True False False 11/23/2015 4
   Powerline Cave 60 True False False 9/17/2015 5
 Overview Information Available for Mearson Springs  Mearson Springs True False False 6/6/2015 9.3
 Overview Information Available for Peacock Springs - Peacock II  Peacock Springs - Peacock II True False False 4/8/2015 0.8
 Overview Information Available for Peacock Springs - Waterhole III  Peacock Springs - Waterhole III 55 True False False 9/26/2013 0.7
 Overview Information Available for Bathtub Spring  Bathtub Spring 20 True False False 2/5/2011 3.7
 Overview Information Available for Crazy Horse Sink  Crazy Horse Sink 60 True False False 1/30/2011 5
 Overview Information Available for Bonnet Spring  Bonnet Spring 48 True False False 8/15/2009 0.6
 Overview Information Available for Hidden Spring  Hidden Spring True False False 6/1/2006 2.5
 Overview Information Available for Running Springs  Running Springs False False False 2.4
   Thomas Spring True False False 5.6