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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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Wakulla Springs State Park

Very Nice State Park, crystal clear water, the lodge is amazing build in the 30s The water is always 70 degrees and many movies have been filmed there

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Very Nice State Park, crystal clear water, the lodge is amazing build in the 30s The water is always 70 degrees and many movies have been filmed there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you are staying in Tallahassee make sure you stop by Wakulla Springs, it's so worth a visit. We saw lots of families camped out for the day with picnic rugs and food, clearly loving the cooling waters. We went for the guided boat tour of the springs and it was great to find out about the wildlife and local... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

There is a nice easy walk away from the Springs at the lodge car park that is well worth the time. It's very easy and runs for several miles, so just turn back when you are half-way to your limits. The Spring pool itself is quite cold and takes some getting used to, but not as cold as some mountain... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Can't kayak Can't canoe Can't paddle board Can't snorkel Can't swim outside the confined area Can't swim past 5 Can't scuba dive This spring is marketed as the largest spring in the United States but yet you can't do anything except swim with a million people within a tiny roped off area or take a boat ride slammed full of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

On the way to Tallahassee we visited this state park, which is about half an hour south of Tallahassa downtown. Our choice for this park was driven by many positive Tripadvisor reviews. With air temparture of around 100F, this was an excellent location to cool down. At the ranger station we paid the entrance fee (6 USD) and drove to... More 

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Arcadia, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great facility. Springs were beautiful, had a double tier platform to jump or dive off. Kids loved it. Great family outing.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Having resided in west central Florida for over 35 years , and having visited several other natural springs in the state , we decided to visit the largest in the state. I was pretty impressed with the boat trip , we saw at least a dozen really large gators, 6 manatees , beautiful birds and also had a large fish... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Visited this wonderful facility whilst on a motorbike tour of the Southern States of USA. There is a very pleasant park with an historic hotel, swimming in the lake and an awesome boat ride. Entry to the park was $4, entry to the lodge/hotel was free and the boat ride was an absolute bargain at $8. We had a guided... More 

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

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

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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