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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Saint Cloud
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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Orange City, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Okay, let’s get one item out of the way right up front. This is a park. You are camping. You’re outside, in nature, and because of this, bring your bug repellent! And always make certain your pet has a flea and tick collar. We started coming to Gold Head 2 years ago, and this review is for our most recent... More 

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Keystone Heights, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Yes, Goldhead does have its share of problems. But, if you truly take time to enjoy it, you will discover the true beauty of Goldhead. It has many trails to take, and the lakes have returned, so that you can swim here again. I would easily recommend Goldhead for the nature enthusiast.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Very misleading! There aren't any lakes. No swimming, no fishing and no canoeing! After my family traveled 400 miles to spend a nice holiday weekend getaway only to be dissppointed to find out from the ranger that the lakes haven't had any water in over 20 years. The bathroom shower stall doors are very short. You have to croutch down... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We went back again as part of a large camping group during the beginning of November and stayed in the Lakeview camping loop (don't be fooled…you can't see any lake, they are all dried up) As with our last stays, we know what to expect form this wonderful example of central Florida camping. Lots of room and relaxation for our... More 

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