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Address: NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Calm, good people watching

This is a good place to spend a couple of hours sitting in the grass and doing a little swimming. It's a small, fresh water area with lots of families and plenty of people to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is a good place to spend a couple of hours sitting in the grass and doing a little swimming. It's a small, fresh water area with lots of families and plenty of people to watch. Nothing super special, but overall enjoyable.

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Tampa, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

free parking,free admission, not much to say about it pretty nice to cool off on a hot summer day , would definitely like to go kayaking

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Englewood, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was a beautiful park and would be a lovely place to swim and play if it were not polluted with signs everywhere warning you to shower after entering and that you might experience burning and itching to the skin.

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Homosassa Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Hunter Springs...."Redneck Rivera on Kings Bay". FYI...it's got a sandy bottom. When 100 people are in it, the sand is bound to get stirred up. It's not deep like a 30ft spring where people 6ft tall can't touch the bottom. It's a shallow spring area. A place to cool off (For Free) in the hot Florida sun. In the winter,... More 

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FL, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We accessed this park via pontoon boat to have a shallow area for our young kids to swim in, but liked the fact that when we don't have the boat we can easily come back here to have a place for the kids to swim.

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chattanooga, tn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 8 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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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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Address: NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River

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