Blue Springs Recreational Area reopens Thursday

Jackson County officials say Blue Springs will reopen to the public Thursday, June 20. (WJHG/WECP)

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Blue Springs Recreational Area will reopen to the public Thursday, June 20.

According to Jackson County Public Works Director Rett Daniels, the popular summer hotspot will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays through Sundays until early August. Then, starting the week of August 12, Blue Springs will only be open on weekends through Labor Day.

With the help of Chipola College, county officials say they were able to get enough lifeguards certified in time for Thursday's reopening. We're told concessions and kayak rentals will also be available for purchase.

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