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Address: NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
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beautiful little beach

just a great place to sit and relax and swim in the cool waters and hv a great to bring your breakfast and enjoy the day

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Beverly Hills, Florida

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

just a great place to sit and relax and swim in the cool waters and hv a great to bring your breakfast and enjoy the day

Thank josphine2016
Tampa, Florida
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173 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you first drive in this park doesn't really look like much but there is a beautiful spring here for swimming/snorkeling and kayaking. The water stays cold all year round (around 72 degrees I believe) and is very clear. Only issue with this park is that it is small so I imagine the summers being very crowded and crazy.

Thank Mailoha
Camberley, United Kingdom
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367 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's quite a small spot and can get busy in the summer months with swimmers and in the winter with manatee spotters. This is the second time we've been here (last time was Jun '14) and not been lucky enough to see a manatee as the season is around Nov-Mar. There's a car park area and a small beach/swimming area... More 

Thank nnmercman
Homosassa, Florida
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82 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We go here a few times to launch our kayak, but that is as far as being there as we would like. It seems as though the beach and picnic area are infested with nasty people. I'm talking people who seem to be homeless or druggies or criminals. I cannot fathom why Crystal River allows this, as this small area... More 

Thank elshacko
Fort Myers, Florida
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I love Hunter Spring - all the manatee tours swing by here for a good reason, it is because the manatees are often hanging out right here! Also within kayaking distance of other springs. Beautiful little park with grills and shelters and a sandy beach at low tide, even has stairs into the water. There are two kayak ramps one... More 

Thank Lucinda T
Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We spent the afternoon practicing our snorkeling in preparation for our scalloping adventure the next day. It was a good area but was busy. A diving class was there as well as a group of teenagers that were a little loud. You don't see much but it was good snorkeling.

Thank Donna J
Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Small park in Crystal River. I'm sure on a sunny day (when we were there it was cloudy and some rain) it's nice to spend some time here but it's small and you either sit or swim. Nothing else to do.

1 Thank Lucas V
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

VERY nice place to relax n watch boaters, people fishing from the banks and boats. Lot of parking and has bathrooms also

Thank chazLakePlacid_fl
Bellefontaine, Ohio
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

very nice place to swim, watch manantee or people, wasn't very busy the day we stopped, but still felt alive, handy place to launch kayaks, and crystal river can't be beat for beautiful clear waters,

1 Thank Matt M
Crystal River, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

great place to take the kids. crystal clear water. spring is always 72 degrees. bathrooms, picnic area

1 Thank Linda K

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