Alexander Springs Recreation Area is a dog-friendly day use area located in Altoona, FL. A popular spot for backpacking, picnicking, nature viewing, swimming, and walking, Alexander Springs Recreation Area draws visitors who enjoy a range of outdoor pursuits. Day hikers can head to Timucuan Trail, a 0.9-mile interpretive loop or stroll along a paved path with leads you alongside the turquoise waters of Alexander Springs. Overnight campsites are available on a first come, first serve basis, and larger sites can be booked by reservation. There are restrooms on-site.