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Carney Island Recreation & Conservation Area

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Great quiet place for a Sunday stroll

We were pleasantly surprised to find s truly Florida nature preserve that is family friendly. Nice... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Sherwood118
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Summerfield, Florida
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Great day at the Lake

What a nice place to hang with family and friends. Nice boat slip area , picnic, and play area for... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
Blahblahteacher
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Feb 19, 2018
“Great quiet place for a Sunday stroll”
Jun 17, 2017
“Great day at the Lake ”
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13275 SE 115th Ave, Ocklawaha, FL 32179-5030
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find s truly Florida nature preserve that is family friendly. Nice playground for children. I don’t swim in Florida lakes but it is available to the brave at heart,

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sherwood118
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

What a nice place to hang with family and friends. Nice boat slip area , picnic, and play area for the children. Plenty of hiking areas to explore Florida's natural landscape. It's $7 to get in. Soon there will be a museum on the property...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Blahblahteacher
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful park is well maintained with boat ramps, beach, playground and picnic tables. Very relaxing atmosphere on a beautiful lake

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 804claudiaw
Reviewed March 13, 2017

this park has an $7.00 admission fee. On Feb 28, it was an honor payment system. The fee is mentioned on their website, but, not that this is an unattended station in Feb. Did not have exact change, only had $4 and a $20 bill,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank RamundoB
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Love the out doors and found this hidden park from a local. Nice enjoyable walk. Very clean and well maintained. Bring families with kids, easy hiking trails.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dmf1982
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

My daily walk during my month stay every year in Ocklawaha. Peaceful, lovely and quiet. Lots of deer and turkeys and tons of squirrels. Saw a wildcat of an armadillo this year too. Great month to visit Carney.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank 123gordong
Reviewed January 2, 2017

This time of year this place is a fun visit. We came over on New Year's Day. Not many people and a beautiful day. We did the 4 mile trail loop and then had a Picnic.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Virgil1944
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Lake Weir recreation and Conservation Area attracts boaters, home owners and bird watchers to the unique Marion County venue. Hunting is not allowed in the conservation area of Lake Weir because of the blend of homes and recreation opportunities. Fine dining opportunity at Eatons Beach...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Don B
Reviewed June 6, 2016

great place to have a birthday party or just take the family for a cookout just enjoy swimming or just have a good time.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Kricket T
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Five dollars and the honor system during the week. not a bad price to pay for an amazing little gem just down the road from The Villages, and around the corner from Belleview. I was impressed by cleanliness of the facilities, the neat little grills...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Mary H
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Mark R
June 15, 2017|
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Response from sfp14 |
No do not bring pets. There are alligators in our waters.
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Mark R
June 15, 2017|
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Response from 804claudiaw | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure... perhaps you should check their website😎
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Sherry V
June 2, 2017|
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Response from 804claudiaw | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm... not sure I would swim in any Florida lakes, myself🤔 I guess you could if you don't mind dodging a few alligators 🐊😂
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