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Alexander Springs

Hwy 450, Ocala, FL 40929
+1 352-669-3153
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What a relaxing day!!

From the clear blue cold water. To the lovely stroll down the wooden walkway around the spring... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kim t
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Highlight Of Our Vacation!

Going to Alexander Springs was the highlight of our vacation to Daytona Beach. My family and I... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
RockyTopRocker
,
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Clear-blue spring and creek in Ocala National Forest.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“swimming area” (17 reviews)
“picnic tables” (18 reviews)
“scuba diving” (7 reviews)
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Hwy 450, Ocala, FL 40929
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+1 352-669-3153
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"swimming area"
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"picnic tables"
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"scuba diving"
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"sandy bottom"
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"lily pads"
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"rent canoes"
in 6 reviews
"tent camping"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful spring"
in 6 reviews
"the water is crystal clear"
in 8 reviews
"no alcohol"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 11 reviews
"clean water"
in 4 reviews
"board walk"
in 3 reviews
"daytona beach"
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"year round"
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"juniper springs"
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"hiking trails"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the clear blue cold water. To the lovely stroll down the wooden walkway around the spring. Plus taking a quiet paddle in a the stream with a kayak. There is a lot more tables and grills then there their use to be. But what...More

1  Thank kim t
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Going to Alexander Springs was the highlight of our vacation to Daytona Beach. My family and I aren't a big fan of crowded beaches and all the craziness of places like Daytona, Myrtle Beach, etc. But, we had a free place to stay, so we...More

13  Thank RockyTopRocker
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Everyone had a great time! It was nice having a life guard there. My only big concern was the large number of vultures everywhere. They were not afraid of people and it seemed very dangerous and unsanitary. They need to be removed! You need to...More

Thank markbV4491VF
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

The water is not seep in places so you can go wading. it is very clean water and there is a shower in there bathroom for after your swim.

Thank Caroline G
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We love this place. We took our 5-year-old daughter there and unlike most other springs the water gets deep gradually, so she could walk out up to her chest rather than automatically being in 8 feet or more water. The water is cold and refreshing,...More

3  Thank Rob B
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

I was last here 40 years ago as a young teen, when Dad brought the family here to paddle the stream he had visited when he was in college in the area. It hasn’t changed that much! The main difference is that the entire park...More

2  Thank Redwolf_Journeys
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Alexander Springs is definitely a hidden secret! The swimming hole was larger than most in this part of Florida, with plenty of places to swim, wade, snorkel, or dive! The adjacent river was calm and absolutely stunning and not too overcrowded even on a beautiful...More

2  Thank Chelsey B
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Our experience with Alexander Springs was very positive! It was our first time there and we all enjoyed it. The water is shallow enough for the little ones and the swimming hole is large enough for everyone to have a great time! We will definitely...More

4  Thank Katt0914
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

This spring is usually the least crowded. and almost never has a lifeguard. Its normally on the quiet side with some wildlife, birds, squirrels, and a pretty loop walk. Its nice to wade around. I like it.

5  Thank healthworkshi
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The springs are pretty and worth seeing if you are in the area. If you aren’t swimming there isn’t much else to do unless you bring s book and relax by the water to read.

Thank 7tammy
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yamisyd
August 10, 2018|
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Response from kim t | Reviewed this property |
You can canoe in Alexander Springs. Once you walk down to the spring look to your LEFT there is a walk down to launch a canoe. Follow the stream around. Lots of turtles and fishes! Just so RELAXING!!!!! Just remember water... More
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Katrina M
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Katt0914 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to call and make a reservation
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Katrina M
June 26, 2018|
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Response from 123009Name | Reviewed this property |
I think they have a 2 car limit per campsite.....Not sure on tents...Sites very in size but some might be able to fit 3 or 4...I camped 4 nights in January , only about 10 sites were taken....
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