Blue Springs Cave - Merritts Mill Pond
An underwater field of Tape Grass surrond the entrance to the Blue Springs state park cave with the childrens dive platform in the background at the northern end of Merritts Mill Pond in September 2013. Bubbles from cave divers stream to the surface.
Technical Cave Diver - Blue Spring Cave
A technical cave diver lines up and prepares to enter the strong current outflow from the Blue Springs Cave at the north end of Merritts Mill Pond in Vernon, FL.
Submersed aquatic plants look like a field of lettuce along the shoreline in the crystal clear freshwater of Cypress Springs upstream from Holmes Creek near Vernon in northwest Florida on a warm sunny day in May 2012. Cypress Springs can only accessed by boat or canoe.