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Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park

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465 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0380
+1 850-561-7276
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Beautiful Wakulla Springs

Walk in the woods, take a tour boat over the springs, or swim in the summer, the scenery is always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Crawfordville, Florida
Really Nice

This is a really nice place - just go. If you go early in the morning chances are that you see a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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465 Wakulla Park Dr, Wakulla Springs, FL 32327-0380
+1 850-561-7276
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk in the woods, take a tour boat over the springs, or swim in the summer, the scenery is always amazing. If you need a place to spend the night the rooms are all very comfortable and breakfast in the morning can't be beat.

Thank cindyh1228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice place - just go. If you go early in the morning chances are that you see a manatee resting at the spring. I would also recommend taking a boat ride - well worth the money it costs.

Thank Anders_Gu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at lodge. Enjoyed springs. Saw manatee and gators. Did not do boat ride for extra fee but toured the little museum. Staff were kind and helpful. Life guards were present. Swam to both dicks and jumped from platform. Loved it here.

Thank jen71ski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They only do the glass bottom boat when the spring is clear which is usually fall and early spring. The river boat tour is an about an hour. The wildlife varies during the seasons. You can sometimes see the manatees in the winter. If you...More

Thank TigerPC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This state park is absolutely beautiful. We were able to take a boat tour around the springs and got to see amazing wildlife up close and personal. Fun for all ages. (even educational). Worth the cost of admission.

Thank Harlan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was like stepping back in time. The lodge is open to non residents and is the same as it was when it opened in 1930s. The ice cream parlour is a treat. The spring is amazing for swimming and the dive board looked immense....More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wildlife isn't that great, the boats along with the guides are very outdated and reak of gasoline. Young people and foul language. I guess it's the local rural kids and young adults from the surrounding areas that frequent this place daily. and no lifeguards...More

Thank henrylucas0211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting this place for years now, the wildlife has gone downhill big time. The gasoline smell was horrendous on the very outdated boats. The guide was more knowledgeable on stumps than he was on wildlife. They don't slow down for much at all to...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a hidden gem. We were so fortunate to visit and take the early morning boat tour. It was a peaceful and enchanting trip. The site seemed from another world and time. All kinds of animals were out. We saw many gators -all...More

Thank travelfan275
Reviewed August 20, 2017

I've been to Wakulla Spring State Park at least four times over the past seven years and it remains one of my favorite places in Florida. You absolutely must take the boat ride to experience all Wakulla has to offer. Because the water is from...More

Thank Jena M
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December 13, 2016|
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but be aware of other wildlife in area. ie, snakes, bear, coyete, eagles, etc. and keep pets close.
Bruce W
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Eric D | Reviewed this property |
yes to both of your questions
June 9, 2016|
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Response from Lauren L | Reviewed this property |
You can when you arrive. They have several boat tours a day and if you go when the water is super clear, they will take the glass bottom boats out! Definitely give them a call and ask as they are very helpful.