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Address: 16000 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone Number: 352 527 7540
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Small but nice for small children. My husband and I did too because the shallow water is less of a danger with young ones.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Merritt Island, Florida
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This is not exactly your normal "Gulf Beach". It very brackish and not at all like the other Gulf beaches. I would pass...

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Jacksonville
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65 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Beautiful sunsets, nice little beach and facilities. Scenic drive to this beach. Calm waters safe for families. Not a lot of beaches in the area this one was just enough to stop.

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Please Read Before You Pack Your Lunch This Beach is awful the water is sallow and mud bottom with weeds. It looks good because the county hauled in white beach sand but if you look at the water it is covered in Seagull Poop, Please check the city of Crystal Rivers website before you go because they check for bacteria... More 

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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100 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Sweet little beach out in the middle of nowhere! It has picnic shelters, bathrooms with shower facilities and a netted off area to keep it safe for the kids in the water...just a short distance away is a little pier, with a wooden walk way through the trees to the beach... some people go out to fish and lots of... More 

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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Small but nice for small children. My husband and I did too because the shallow water is less of a danger with young ones.

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Odessa, Florida
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We usually go 2 Clearwater Beach; so, this beach was not worth the long drive 2 get there. Also, it was REALLY crowded & parking was not sufficient. People were parking their automobiles on the extremely precarious sides of the road 2 get 2 the beach area. It looked like they would fall over. It did have outdoor showers and... More 

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Md, USA
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Hubby and stopped here for a little while during our Florida travels. There is nice sandy beach, a quiet peaceful spot when we visited in March. I checked out the birds on the beach, lots of Black Skimmers, Gulls, Terns and Sanderlings and a few Plovers.. I would definitely go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Very nice small beach. Good bathrooms and showers. Several picknick tables. Water is rather clear and warm. The beach is clean; no clutter. People don't make to much noise. It was very very busy though. People have discovered this once so quiet place.

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NC
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We were in town to swim with the manatees again and after the early morning swim with the manatees, we took to the beach for the afternoon. Beautiful drive there and nice walk around the area.

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Homosassa, Florida
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The thing that is really nice about this beach is the sunsets. Also, it usually isn't as busy as the bigger beaches from St. Pete's and south. Just a nice little beach to sit and read and relax.

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Address: Address: 16000 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
Phone Number: 352 527 7540
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River

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