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Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

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Address: 465 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327
Phone Number: 850 561 7276
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8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching

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SO COLD

This place was very beautiful and cold. My husband and I could only stand about 20 minutes of the water. The facility was very nice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place was very beautiful and cold. My husband and I could only stand about 20 minutes of the water. The facility was very nice.

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Minonk, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went here for a day and ended up going three days in a row. The water is a constant 69-70 degrees regardless of temperature outside. Swimming area is great. Clear water and everyone loved the docks and jumping platform. The boat trip is very informative and nice. Great for all ages.

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beaufort, sc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The inn is beautiful building and has that lovely old-building smell with a typical grand hall. There is a large dining room and small snack bar and gift shop. I regret not seeing one of the guest room. The springs was full of children!!!! All sorts of school buses were parked in the drive. I stuck my foot in the... More 

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Middelfart, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Absolutly fantastic. It is a must see place if you are around. The boat tour was so buitiful and full of surprises. We saw at least 15 aligators are some manatee. After the boat trip we enjoyed a swim. You can see it all in a few hours

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Rapid City, South Dakota
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A great place to spend a day, swimming in the springs is cool and refreshing and the boat tours are informative with a near guarantee for alligator sightings and often manatees. Taking a jump off the platform into the spring is always fun and the trails around the park are beautiful.

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Key Biscayne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We were hesitant to visit the springs since we were only in Tallahassee for a few days! Recommended to us by the hotel staff, it was well worth the trip as we went on a boat tour and it is simply majestic in how clear the water was. We were lucky enough to see the Florida manatee in its habitat... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I have traveled up to Tallahassee with my family this week, and we decided to take a visit to Wakulla Springs. We are from the Ocala area of Florida and have lived in Florida all of our lives.We have many springs close by that we enjoy. If you have visited other sprigs, you will realize how nasty and crowded this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I visited the park rather late in the day (around 4 pm). There is one last boat ride on the river at 5 pm. The State park rangers are very helpful and informative. We had a state park ranger (I forgot his name, but in mid-20s) who grew up in this area. He was very knowledgeable about local fauna, flora... More 

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Cordele, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife, my two kids (8 and 3), her parents, and I went on the river boat tour. We all loved seeing the gators, the manatees, the turtles, the various birds, and all the rest. We had a great river boat captain, I wish I could remember his name. There were lots of swimmers in the swimming area. We went... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We enjoyed our day at the State Park. Surprised when we said we were spending the night at the lodge and they let us in the park for free. The boat ride was very interesting. A lot of birds, turtles, alligators and a manatee and baby.

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Additional Information about Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

Address: 465 Wakulla Park Drive, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327
Phone Number: 850 561 7276
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Wakulla Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 7:30 pm

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