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Gold Head Branch State Park

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North East, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed in a rustic cabin in February. the cabin was spotless with a stone fireplace as well as heat/AC. Full kitchen just enough for two to work around, full bath with a stall shower. One room with the bed, table chairs and futon. Screen porch. A few walking trails and FL pond/lake. Perfect to get out of the northern... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This was my first time at this state park. It certainly will not be my last. My first impression was kinda scarey, tho...I pulled up to the Ranger station, and there was a male ranger on the phone. He turned his back towards me and continued to talk. So I pulled around to park and just go in. I walked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This park is quiet, the restrooms/bath houses are clean and we had a nice relaxing weekend. There are good trails for hiking and birding. The paved roads are great for biking and there is a paved, six mile connector trail that leads to the Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail. HOWEVER, the major drawback was the low water level in Little Johnson... More 

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Ontario
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

The cabins are rustic. Yet they have everything you want and need for camping without being in a tent. No internet or TV, but they let you know that before booking. Nice screened-in porch and huge stone fireplace. Full kitchen and bathroom. There is a fire pit and picnic table. You never feel like you are "on top of" your... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Ben and Mrs Too are now making it a point to spend one or two Monday-Friday stays in Florida State Parks each winter. We have been tent camping with our children since the mid 1960's, then towing our pop-up trailer up, down, and across the country until the turn of the century. We are now content to rent a cabin... More 

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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Continuing our quest to visit a different park every month, we picked ip Goldhead on a busy weekend because it's so close to home. The landscape is a bit different than our local area. The Ridge and Fern trails are completely different from each other but are a good combination for a reasonable hike. Bring a picnic and enjoy it... More 

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1 Thank Rosemary P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park. The hiking is gorgeous and very unique as it offers some elevation not often found in Florida. The Ranger at the front gate was very pleasant and helpful. I camped overnight at the primitive campsite which was peaceful and very well kept. Can't wait to go back.

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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Had never been here but there wasn't a lot of campgrounds to choose from. We are so glad we went to Goldhead State Park! 3 miles in was our site. Big and spacious. Alot to do here. Ravine, swimming, hiking, biking. Clean bathrooms. Will be back!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in one of the older cabins built in the 1930's. Small with a double bed and futon with linens and small towels. Bathroom is large with room. Kitchen has everything you need, bring food. Cabins are spaced so you have privacy. View of Lake and short trail to swimming section. Can rent canoes. Ravine is a beautiful trail. Firepits... More 

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Hernando Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stayed 3 nights and really enjoyed the peace. The cabins were simple, just what we wanted. No TV or internet, but that was fine with us There was a TV in our room, so you could bring a DVD player. The kitchen was well equipped. The only negative was the bed, a little too soft for our taste, but... More 

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Additional Information about Gold Head Branch State Park

Address: 6239 State Road 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656-9707
Location: United States > Florida > Keystone Heights
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Gold Head Branch State Park Hotel Keystone Heights
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