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Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

 Photos of Wes Skiles Peacock Springs State Park

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Two SCUBA divers, protected by their wetsuits from cold temperatures, test their equipment before a deep dive into the famous Peacock Springs caves.

Two SCUBA divers, protected by their wetsuits from cold temperatures, test their equipment before a deep dive into the famous Peacock Springs caves.

Four onlookers watch from the observation deck at Orange Grove Sink as divers plumb the depths of the awesome underwater cave hundreds of feet below.

Four onlookers watch from the observation deck at Orange Grove Sink as divers plumb the depths of the awesome underwater cave hundreds of feet below.

Two SCUBA divers staging for entrance into the Peacock I cave system, which extends for hundreds of meters beyond the spring vent directly beneath.

Two SCUBA divers staging for entrance into the Peacock I cave system, which extends for hundreds of meters beyond the spring vent directly beneath.


A two-table picnic shelter above Orange Grove Sink, nestled among shady oaks of the Peacock Springs hammock.

A two-table picnic shelter above Orange Grove Sink, nestled among shady oaks of the Peacock Springs hammock.

A family of four visits Orange Grove Sink. From the steps below them, the awesome depths peek out from a covering of green duckweed at the surface.

A family of four visits Orange Grove Sink. From the steps below them, the awesome depths peek out from a covering of green duckweed at the surface.

A view of the entrance to Peacock Slough from the spring run. Verdant cypress trees stretch out their lush branches above the banks.

A view of the entrance to Peacock Slough from the spring run. Verdant cypress trees stretch out their lush branches above the banks.


Mist rises from the warmer spring waters during a winter's morning at Peacock Springs. Tall trees line the banks and reflect from above.

Mist rises from the warmer spring waters during a winter's morning at Peacock Springs. Tall trees line the banks and reflect from above.

View from spring vent looking up through blue, crystalline waters. A cave diver with SCUBA gear and guidelight prepares to explore the cave beyond.

View from spring vent looking up through blue, crystalline waters. A cave diver with SCUBA gear and guidelight prepares to explore the cave beyond.

Mist rises from the warmer spring waters during a winter's morning at Peacock Springs. Tall trees line the banks and reflect from above.

Mist rises from the warmer spring waters during a winter's morning at Peacock Springs. Tall trees line the banks and reflect from above.