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Address: Ocala, FL 40929
Phone Number: 352-669-3153
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Description: Clear-blue spring and creek in Ocala National Forest.

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If a theme park break required, this is it.

We needed a break from the Orlando Theme Parks so we drove north to Alexander Springs and we are so glad we did. It was a lovely warm day and the spring was perfect for cooling... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Scroobs73
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We rarely leave the beach when in Florida but I'm glad we did. It almost felt like we were in the jungle, the forest was so lush and beautiful. And then this beautiful spring pool- crystal clear cool water. We went to Silver Glen Spring as well and I did like this one a little better and feel like it... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We needed a break from the Orlando Theme Parks so we drove north to Alexander Springs and we are so glad we did. It was a lovely warm day and the spring was perfect for cooling us down. The clear, calm waters are shallow for a good distance and perfect for all swimming abilities. We chose to go canoeing which... More 

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Jax, FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Alexander Springs is one of the many great springs to visit in Florida. We camped at the campground on a Friday & Saturday night. While I will not camp out again on the weekend, because I camp for peace and serenity (there would be none of that until 10:00PM-the mandated quiet time). It was clean, well maintained, and overall a... More 

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Estero, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Nice picnic and swimming area but management is not upgrading facilities. Trails and info signs need work. Would be a great place to spend time with family or friends if given some TLC.

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Stuart, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Horrible experience with vegetation in waterway! Very difficult to maneuver and water was not clear and full of grasses

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Ocala, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you plan on canoeing, swimming, snorkeling, diving, and cooking out, all in one day...basically spending 5+ hours at this park, then $5.50 - $6.50 PER PERSON, not car, over the age of 6 yrs. may be cost worthy. If you have young kids that can only take 2 hours max of frigid spring water, ants, brazen igloo thieving squirrels... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

we spent 2 days in March. Unfortunately... as we arrived and left the bath rooms and toilets were not cleaned. Very dirty and rotted down. NO maintenance and no one take care.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I had the pleasure of visiting Alexander Springs on two occasions over the past month with my scuba class from Seminole Scuba for my PADI Open Water Certification. The facilities here are great and the spring is a constant 72 degrees which was welcome in January and February. I was surprised that on both visits there were people swimming, without... More 

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Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great place to go with the family. Lots to do even scuba diving lessons. Very Clean and lots of trails to walk on. And it is not expensive. You go go and camp or just pay for the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A group of friends and I went to Alexander Springs this past week for a 3 day stay. I'd never been camping and I loved every minute of it. The trails are fun to trek through with you dogs (we had 3), there's plenty of dead trees around to build a fire, and our neighboring campers were nice. The staff... More 

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