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“Odd location, but fantastic view and extremely helpful”

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
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Owner description: Swimming with manatees is the highlight of a trip to this nature reserve.
Tampa, Florida
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“Odd location, but fantastic view and extremely helpful”
Reviewed September 1, 2009

The Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge has a small visitor center and administration office off Kings Bay Drive in Crystal River. Often staffed by volunteers and running restricted hours in the summer, it might be easy to miss this little gem on the nature coast. But for those how love all things natural, a stop in their shop is necessary. From manatees, to whooping cranes to a fantastic view from their volunteer run gift shop, it's worth your time to stop by and say hello.

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