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Hunter Spring Park

NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
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“nice park” (11 reviews)
“kayak launch” (8 reviews)
NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Swimming, easy access to kayak rentals, picnicing. Beautiful grounds. Very kid friendly with a playground.

Thank jedicounsel32835
Reviewed 4 days ago

Small but very popular beach area. Also popular place to start kayak trips. Just outside the swimming area was a manatee which was amazing. A lot of boats go by and a bit too busy to want to stay too long

Thank teamflames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a picnic lunch packed for our day with the kids along Crystal River. We ended up at Hunter Spring Park to eat lunch. There were lots of nice picnic table areas and cover/shade over most of them. The kids enjoyed eating then playing...More

Thank cncassida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is ideal for sunbathing on a sandy area, fishing, kayaking or canoeing, swimming, taking a picnic break, watching boats ply by, or just taking in the atmosphere. There are clean restrooms, parking spaces, and the nominal fee is worth the visit.

Thank Arline Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to picnic, suntan, swim, dive the main spring, or launch a kayak or canoe. We kayaked from here for years to go right out onto King's Bay and out the Crystal River all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. They have...More

1  Thank G.Weldon S
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to walk or just enjoy the scenery. Beautiful sunsets every night. Great place to also see manatees

Thank gavvy1
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited on Mothers Day 2017 after canoeing around the bay and springs. The beach is small and the swimming area too but it was a great time.

Thank Russ H
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Right in the heart of King's Bay and free--nice place to park and picnic or swim and snorkel. We'll be back!

Thank TallyWriter
Reviewed April 18, 2017

This is a new area with picnic tables, nice restrooms. Small beach area with swimming. There is also a playground. Very clean

Thank JudeLynn
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Our Teen grandson and his friend had a great 4 hour visit to Hunters spring park Kayaking and snorkeling. Very enjoyable

Thank junebug3161
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Is it safe to swim here? My aunt says she saw a sign that it was NOT safe to do so..I've been told No...please advisee tyyyy
November 10, 2015|
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Response from Donna J | Reviewed this property |
There was no sign when we were there. There were numerous swimmers and classes (scuba and snorkeling). We snorkelers for quite some time.
Is there trailer parking we trailer our kayaks?
June 16, 2015|
Response from Arline Z | Reviewed this property |
The parking area is small, but if you come very early in the morning, there are spaces and we've seen a couple of cars with trailers carrying kayaks. There are also clean rest rooms, but remember to put money into the kiosk... More
Does this park have a restroom area?
March 23, 2015|
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Response from Rudy P | Reviewed this property |