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“What Florida rivers should be” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rainbow River

Rainbow River
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Self-Guided Kayak Trip on Rainbow River
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Dunnellon
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Florida
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31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“What Florida rivers should be”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

An excellent opportunity to float and snorkel. Lots of fish. Water clear and gorgeous. At times can stand on bottom and at times float over beautiful little springs flowing up from river bottom. A slow float. Nice way to relax. Can be very busy on weekends.

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Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Most beautiful place in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2012

A lot of tubers and other non-motorized river traffic makes boating more difficult on weekends and when school is out, but still worth the trip. Water is a constant 72, no alligators (or so they say, and have never seen one here). Simply beautiful and peaceful.

Visited September 2012
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Beverly Hills, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

This is a great river for families to tube down. Tubes are for rent and they pick you up after you are done and bring you back. There is lots of wildlife to see. Water is very clear and cool.

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Lake Helen, Florida, United States
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47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“fl on a tank full-rainbow springs state park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

if you love the out doors and love to snorkle and kyak and tubing,not to mention the clearest river you will ever go down[snorkle,tube kyak],it has been restored back to its original state by the fl park service-purchased in 1990 and opened full time to the public in 1995,used to be an attraction from 1930 to 1970,its a 3 part park,but its so worth it,the the park is mostly run by vollunteers who are very friendly and helful,this is the place to take the kids or grown up kids and have some old fl fun-bring you bikes and enjoy the old town of dunelin fl-and snorkle gear and kyaks or rent them there! the camp sites are roomy and the bathrooms are as clean as it gets!bring shade in the summer and and your only 30 mins from the the gulf beaches and if you go in july or sept you can enclude scalloping in the bays

Visited September 2012
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Thank Ranger James T
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Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Breathtaking River”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

The river is crystal clear with abundunt wildlife. The river is full of tubers and kayakers in the summer. A great destination for water lovers

Visited August 2012
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