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“Beautiful, peaceful, great for the whole family”

Manatee Springs State Park
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Chiefland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Warm spring water sends the manatees here for the winter months.
Reviewed June 8, 2012 via mobile

A wonderful trip for the whole family. The fish were jumping in the river, but we didn't get to see any Manatee bc we went in the summer time :(
We took the kanoo out in the river and that was relaxing and gorgeous.
Our favorite was the spring where we swam. It was a a little chilly, but once you got in, it was fine! Take some goggles so you can see under the water!!!!

Thank Krose0725
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Reviewed June 6, 2012

It is very relaxing - but no manatees. I suppose it was the time of the year. Either way, the spring is nice - the hike was truley calming.

Thank Nikki F
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Reviewed May 13, 2012

We visited on a weekday in early May, very late morning, and there were only a couple of other cars in the parking lot. In the quiet, the birds and frogs were singing. The spring itself was uncannily gorgeous, the water crystal clear, the colors hardly to be believed. We took the beautiful boardwalk trail which follows the spring run along a cypress swamp down to the Suwanee River. There, we saw, and heard, huge sturgeon jumping in the river. A great visit! Very highly recommended. Bring your bathing suit!

3  Thank pondandpines
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Reviewed May 8, 2012

Camping at Manatee Springs is always a fun family time. The park has much to offer and the kids are never bored.

1  Thank melissa c
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Reviewed May 7, 2012

Just a nice park for family, swimming, kids play area, concession stand, hiking, fishing and more. I bring grandchildren and company here many times throughout the year.

Thank Terry G
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