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Rainbow Springs State Park

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18185 SW 94th St, Dunnellon, FL
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Rainbow Springs State Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Bristol, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We camped here in our fifth wheel for a wheel in February. This is a small campground and there are actually three areas to this park, the campground, the area for tubing, and the area at the head springs. Be sure to watch for signs, although it is not a big deal if you get confused, just a little back... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing park! We happened to come on Cracker Festival weekend, and just had the best time. The vendors were educational and friendly, and we learned a lot. The spring is absolutely gorgeous and breathtaking. This was a great way to spend a Saturday and and enjoy Florida's natural beauty. We can't wait to come back.

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72 reviews 72 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're just staying at the state park's campground be sure to kayak up to the headsprings, the real draw of the park. It's pristine, with cute houses on the western bank and lush Floridian live oak forest to the east. You can watch schools of fish swim below you as though there was no water between you. Great blue... More 

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Tampa, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What a beautiful place to visit. The water on the river is as clear as the water in your bathtub. A lovely campground with trails, canoe launch and swimming space. We have booked two more trips back this year. The nearby spring is cold, but beautiful. Canoeing is a must, and snorkeling is a bonus must. Mosquitos were minimal.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is something anyone who likes being on the water should see. However, when we went it was overwhelmed with screaming children in the swimming area. In order to avoid that you can either rent a kayak ($22) or do the inner tube float. I highly recommend getting out of the swimming area if you want some space to snorkel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

The campground is very nice and well maintained. Some sites are not shaded and could potentially get blazing hot in summer. Bathroom and shower facilities are nice, new, and clean. All pads are gravel so it is great for campers and RVs. Tents are fine but they request that all tents are free standing. The headwaters are a ten minute... More 

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

One of our not so hidden treasures on the west coast. Lovely views of the head-spring and nice place to have a picnic, take a walk, go for a swim (year round temperature of 72F), take photographs, and just enjoy the beauty of nature. I have to admit when the azaleas are in bloom is probably one of the most... More 

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Dania Beach, Florida, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We came for the holiday in the area, spring is wonderful. Water are cold yet clear and feels great. Snorkeling around the edge is great, light blue water, lots of fish and turtles. After the first deep... It gets addicted ... Body feels clean and smooth.

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Juno Beach, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our campsite 12 is spacious and has shade. It has a fire ring as well as a charcoal grill. Also has sewer hook up. The park had a nice camp store with just about anything that you may have forgotten and a gift shop. They also sell firewood. Not sure about ice.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I'm always on the lookout for new adventures and springs in Florida. We originally went to the place where they rented kayaks and tubes before the entrance for the park. They had sold out right before we got there. But it worked out better because we didn't want to go down the 2 hour river as I had already done... More 

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Address: 18185 SW 94th St, Dunnellon, FL
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Dunnellon
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Rainbow Springs State Park Hotel Dunnellon

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