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Free admission for Sarasota County residents on ‘Discover Warm Mineral Springs Park Day’

Take a step into the past and experience vintage Florida at the only natural warm spring in the state! The City of North Port is offering free admission to Warm Mineral Springs Park for all Sarasota County residents on August 14, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. The Springs and the building complex are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Proof of Sarasota County residency will be required for free admission into the Springs on August 14. Acceptable proof of residency includes a driver’s license or an FPL bill, water bill, tax bill, or deed. Spa services are not included in the free admission and must be booked in advance and paid for separately.

About Warm Mineral Springs Park

Home to the only natural warm spring in Florida, the spring at Warm Mineral Springs Park maintains 85-87 degrees year-round and is purported to have one of the highest mineral contents of any natural spring in the United States. The park averages more than 100,000 visitors per year from all over the world, who travel to swim in its mineral-rich waters that have rumored healing qualities.

For more information about Warm Mineral Springs Park, including general rules and prohibited items, visit or call 941-426-1692.