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Gold Head Branch State Park

6239 State Road 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656
Gold Head Branch State Park

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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hernando Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights and really enjoyed the peace. The cabins were simple, just what we wanted. No TV or internet, but that was fine with us There was a TV in our room, so you could bring a DVD player. The kitchen was well equipped. The only negative was the bed, a little too soft for our taste, but... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

The kids loved hiking up and down the stream in the ravine, swimming in the lake, and camping in the rustic cabins. The weather was perfect when we were there - warm enough for swimming, but no bugs. The full kitchen was great, too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We love camping at state parks and this one certainly didn't let us down....we had a blast with the hiking and biking. Its off the beaten path but we certainly recommend it! The campsites where very accessible and it was very quiet..everyone respected each other's privacy....we will go back I'm sure!

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Forget the bug spray NOT... just remember to pack fire ant killer and black flag ant and roach spray. There are fire ants everywhere!!! The bathrooms were okay. Other than that it's a quite park, the trails are narrow. They are doing a controlled burn so only one was open. It's historic to see some parts. It is a relaxing... More 

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Saint Cloud
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4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Me and my husband visited in Feb 2015.. Park was beautiful and so much fun...the lakes are dried up but it didn't bother is because there is so much other stuff to do in his park. We biked,hiked and enjoyed the scenery and history... Just a wonderful time. Bathrooms are very clean and a lot of them. A lot of... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and had a great time. We rented a rustic cabin and was quite comfy. It's pretty quiet and had a great time. Lots of peace and quiet. Would highly recommend to get away and relax. Did check out the campsites and I would probably avoid them. They didn't seem very private but that is me.

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Thomasville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Camping this time at the park was the best ever. Everything was in tip top condition. Everything looked like it had just been painted . The grounds where we'll maintain. We where we'll pleased as we are camp host ourselves. There is no water in any lakes for fishing or recreation and has been that way for many years. Trails... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great state park! Don't miss the annual Yesterday’s Festival, usually in January. Re-enactors, historic demonstrations, cast iron cooking, antique cars, steam engines, tractors, and much more! $5 admission per vehicle.

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Melrose, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We live near here and use the park to train for triathlons. There are plenty of hills to ride on and distance to make the ride reasonably challenging. The staff is excellent, especially Cody and Steve Earl. Some of the pavement needs work, but a loop through the park is 5-7 miles with hill exposure (not common in Florida but... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed a few nights in the rustic cabins. They were built by the CCC and have stood the test of time quite well (like most of their stuff). Good hiking in the park with more elevation change than you would normally find in Florida. Listen closely and you will hear rapids, another rarity in FL. Cabins were spacious with... More 

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