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Blue Spring State Park

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Address: 2100 W French Ave, Orange City, FL 32763-9501
Phone Number: 386–775–3663
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State park offering a variety of outdoor activities including camping,...

State park offering a variety of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing, boating, snorkeling and scuba diving.

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We visited Blue Springs State Park to take the two hour river cruise at 1:00. We got there at 11, because other reviewers wrote about parking issues. I guess since school is in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Blue Springs State Park to take the two hour river cruise at 1:00. We got there at 11, because other reviewers wrote about parking issues. I guess since school is in session, we had no problems. We were glad that we got there early, as we were able to walk the boardwalk before it got too hot. We... More 

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Windham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went based on the pictures. Walked around for a bit and it had very accommodating walking path. Water looked beautiful just as we expected. It was indeed very chilly but great for a hot day. Bathrooms were clean and ample space to sit at a picnic table to eat. We would certainly go back.

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United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take a walk or go for a swim, great park! We just made a short visit, but will be going there often once we are settled in😊

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Orange City, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful park with local history. There are swimming spots but be aware of the posted signs. Impressive original building on the grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful setting to see many manatees when the weather cools down. Sometimes there are 300-400 manatees at one time. Bathrooms are available as well as a gift shop. You may have to wait in line in your car to get in if it is a busy time. They restrict the number of cars in the park at... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came when it wasn't so busy. We rented a kayak, saw matinees, gar, and alligators. An awesome experience. Everything was fairly priced and it was an awesome experience. And I want to comment about something I saw and other reviewers have mentioned. The litter was not bad at all, but who would litter in such a rare place as... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for camp host for 4 mouths and did really well and we were asked too stay 2 more months there so we said yes i did all there maintence and clean cabins and camp host me and my family well we was happy too be there and loved the park so now the bad we started out... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could not get into the park till 3pm it is very dirty i will not go back and i dont recommend it for anyone

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Thank Steven S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very important if you coming on a weekend and want to entry the park in the morning make sure you already be there by the front gate before 8:00am or you wont be able to get in not later after 3:00pm the park rangers when the meet the maximun allowance capacity they close the gate and beliefe me they wont... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great spring for swimming, diving, hiking, and nature walking for all ages. This spring's channel is open to the St. Johns river, so lots of wildlife share it with you. So don't be surprised if you find yourself with a swimming partner. On more than on occasion turned to see manatees, an otter, and even a four foot gator... More 

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