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Devil's Den Pictures - Williston Florida
Photos of the scuba diving and snorkeling tourist attraction Devil's Den, a pre-historic underground spring in Williston, FL.

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Devil's Den is a pre-historic underground spring located in North Central Florida. This freshwater spring is housed by a dry cave with a natural chimney on a parcel of real estate in the city of Williston, FL.

Scuba divers and snorkeling enthusiasts have long flocked to Devil's Den to experience the thrill of cavern and cave diving. Only an open water scuba diving certification is necessary to dive into the Devil's Den.

To travel to the Devil's Den, take Highway Alternate US-27 West of Interstate 75 (I-75) till you see the Williston city water tower and a sign pointing towards "Devil's Den".

The images in this photo album are from a brief night time pit stop during a motorcycle ride from Gainesville Florida. A friend, who also rides sportbikes, used to work part time at the Devil's Den as a scuba diving instructor. He convinced us to take a detour and check out the pre-historic spring.

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Devil's Den Stairs Picture
The grounds around Devil's Den include a 2 acre concrete scuba diving training pond, a volleyball court, and extinct animals remains display. Visitors who aren't interesting in snorkeling or diving in the spring can also go swimming, fishing, camping, or just enjoy watching the steam rise out of the mouth of Devil's Den on a brisk North Central Florida morning.
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Devil's Den Chimney Picture
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Devil's Den Diving Platform
Devil's Den is just one of many caves, caverns, sinkholes, and springs in the North Central area of the sunshine state. Other scuba diving hot spots in this area of Florida include Ginnie Springs, Devil's Ear, Blue Grotto, Madison Blue Springs, Kings Cavern, Crystal River, Twin Sisters, Telford Cave and Ward's Sink.


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Entering Den Warning Sign
The labyrinth of caverns and caves that have been carved through the limestone by rushing water has made this area of Central Florida one of the most popular places in the world for scuba diving enthusiasts to receive their cave diver or full cave certifications.
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After our tour of Devil's Den and the scuba diving platform, my friend led us up the stairwell and back to where we had parked our motorcycles. If I ever get around to getting my scuba diver certification I definitely plan on making a trip back to the den.


 

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