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Address: NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Great place to swim!

We brought our kayaks here as we passed through. They have a launch for easy entry and exit and you can swim in the clear water. The water felt great and my daughter loved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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chattanooga, tn
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chattanooga, tn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We brought our kayaks here as we passed through. They have a launch for easy entry and exit and you can swim in the clear water. The water felt great and my daughter loved snorkeling here. There were lots of paddle boarders to watch. Great place!

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Swimming or Kayaking this is a great little city park close to 98/19 in Crystal River. I saw guides bring in their pontoon boats looking for manatees . Oh yeah they found one. There is also a great little roped off swimming area and easy spot to launch your Kayak or Canoe. It was not really that crowded but we... More 

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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Perfect place for families to spend a free afternoon swimming.easy to find, no cost, picnic areaandbeach area for the little ones.very family friendly!

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Ellijay, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a decent little park but you don't have a lot of clear water here as some people mention. There is nothing breathtaking or stunning about the beach area or spring. I too did a scuba refresher course and was not impressed. Plenty of algae floating around and the springs are stirred with minimal activity (leads to murky water).... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Went here to check out the possiblity of using this park to launch out kayak. No available parking for two blocks.

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Md, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Hubby and I spent a few hours here just relaxing near the water and hubby tried snorkeling some. There were no manatees at this time, but he saw some fish. I watch the White Ibis and lots of ducks that were in the water and parking lot. It was clean and there were some other families swimming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

It is a nice park for families with little children. Just make sure you brink your own food and drinks. It was very busy at Saturday afternoon. A lot of people swimming. Nothing that looks like nature.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a small park with swimming access to the springs. The water is very clear. There was no one there when we went on a Monday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a small county park located at the Springs. On the weekends it gets crowded but its a great place for pick nick.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a small city park with several picnic areas, BBQ areas, and some swimming. The actual spring is only about 75 ft offshore and you can actually swim out to see the spring. Above the spring the water is crystal clear and you can swim down to the actual spring opening at about 15ft deep. I love to snorkel... More 

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Address: NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River

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