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Ginnie Springs

High Springs, FL
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Ranked #7 of 10 Attractions in High Springs
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water
Activities: Scuba diving, Canoeing
Description: This diver's paradise offers shallow spring, river and cave diving.
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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Like many other reviewers I have had several different experiences at Ginnie Springs Outdoors. If you go during the weekdays during the summer it isn't too crowded. However do during the weekends once UF and SFCC are back in full swing and you'll be in for a crowded experience. Ginnie Springs is the only spring in the area that allows... More

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Tampa, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife just stayed there in our travel trailer. Check in on Friday left Sunday morning. just like all the other reviews. this is nothing but a party place. this is not a place I would recommend that you take your family. with all the loud music everyone cussing drinking out in the open. Owners don't care about... More

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Lake Clarke Shores, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was our first camping trip to Ginny Springs and most of the reviews were right. While we made some good choices, like campsite location, we made the mistake of staying through a weekend. Not that we were too shocked by the nightlife - but it got old when they were still whooping and hollering well past 2am. There was... More

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nashville, tn
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went on a day that wasn't all that hot and boy was it cold. Didn't take long to get used to though. Really pretty area. The kids had never swam in a spring and I wanted them to see the crystal clear waters. Saw some fish, turtles, and vultures but not too much else animal wise. Went on a... More

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just got home from a three day weekend of camping at Ginnie Springs and must say it was excellent! The grounds are very well maintained, the staff very friendly and the facilities had everything we needed. This was our first time camping and we had our 12 year old in tow. I was honeslty a little worried after reading reviews... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went down for the day to Float the Santa Fe River with friends and had a wonderful time. The whole operation is well run, clean, and offers a lot for your money. We were just there to kick back, have a picnic, and float the river a couple of time. It wasn't crowded. Lots of young people and families... More

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Lake Wales, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This attraction is great for college kids and people who like to party. It is not kid friendly on the weekends not sure about the weekdays. Camping is great w/ large sites. Bathrooms were clean for the most part. No real complaints. Loved that the springs were lite up at night so you could night swim. We had a great... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

My fiancé and I paid $90 for two nights of primitive camping. For what we paid, we got horrible service!! We arrived there Friday night around seven, close to the river. We didn't think much of the rowdy group across from us until, at 3 in the morning, they were still being just as rowdy, playing their music and yelling... More

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Boone, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We (2 adults, 1 fit senior, 1 teenager) went on a Thursday. The facilities are well-kept and run. This is an aquatic destination. The other people broke out between hard-core cave divers and the majority who are tubing or canoeing. Compared to other privately-owned facilities we have visited, Ginnie Springs is clean, updated, good roads, nice bathhouses. We did not... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We camp at least 3 times a year, and Ginnie is a fav. Increased use of noisy generators spoiled the atmosphere for much of our time there, and really lax enforcement of rules geared toward keeping the peace. May try to find a place on a river with a spring somewhere in Florida that hasn't been exploited so much.

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