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Hunter Spring Park

Address: NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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cardiff uk
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

A nice local town park on the water. Great for a short stroll. Well looked after. Even in winter a nice place to relax and visit.

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Citrus Springs
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nice place with parking and a Canoe/Kayak launch. Park here and spread a blanket on the grass and have a picnic and swim in the springs. There are also gazebo's with tables. This park is where I launch from to go to Three Sister's Springs when it is colder out to see the Manatee's.

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Cullowhee, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Easiest kayak launch around. You can explore the canals or go out into the Kings Bay. See manatees nearly everytime out. Great for beginner kayakers. Sunbathing, swimming (water nearly always warm) or picnics. This is where the locals go. Nice park.

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Homosassa, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

We like putting the kayaks in here as we can use the restrooms before starting out. It does not cost anything. And it is a nice paddle to 3 Sisters. My only complaint is that there is no trailer parking. There is also swimming and picnic areas.

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is a nice park where it's free to launch a kayak or canoe. Not far from Three Sisters Springs! Just a 20 minute paddle and you're there! 😀

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very small "beach" area which is all grass. Sometimes you get lucky and see a manatee swimming by. Gets very crowded on weekends. The water gets full of an algae/grass type material that is just gross to walk on. Although the water is mostly clear and you can see a ton of fish it gets stirred up easily. A place... More 

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dallas, tx
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Yes there were steps to get into the water but it was absolutely disgusting. Our dive instructor blamed the horde of people tromping around for stirring it up but it they didn't create the tons of floating algae. It looked like green spinach in the water. The water was green. It clung to everything. It was trapped in the velcro... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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26 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This place gets crowded - go early! We arrived around 9:30am to set our kayaks in the water and there were only a few other cars, by the time we came back after noon the parking lot was packed. There are bathrooms, picnic tables, shade, an outdoor shower by the kayak launch, and a swimming area. Lots of families enjoying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We used Hunter Spring Park as a launch site for kayaking, the park was very nice with clean restrooms and convenient showers. It also have places close to the launch to load/unload your boat. The park is free. We also arrived before the park opened on Sunday and were loading up to leave when a park employee came to empty... More 

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Homosassa Springs, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Such a treasure, so close by. When I moved here 19 years ago, I didn't realise what a gem of a recreation spot we have here so close to town. Now, I take my company there.

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