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“a little peace and quite”

Lake Kissimmee State Park
Ranked #6 of 34 things to do in Lake Wales
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

great place to see wild life and unwind after the fast paced theme parks :-) Take a picnic and have a rest

Thank cejsmith
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Stayed there twice. Very nice park with lots of space between each site. I did not even see the people next to me. (I stayed on site 41 both visits). The only downfall is the noise at night. The airboats are on the lake ALL NIGHT LONG!! There is nothing the park can do about it because it is not on park grounds. Other than the airboats it is a great park.

2  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed April 28, 2012

The picnic areas are beautiful with old love oak trees. There are some hiking areas and more to do only if you have bikes or boats. The observation tower was closed because of disrepair. We were kind of disappointed because we expected to find more to do there without having a boat.
The ride from Orlando was very pleasant and we enjoyed traveling through a lot of citrus groves.
They have a "cracker" camp which would be fun if you want to be a cowboy.

1  Thank ca4cha
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Reviewed April 12, 2012

Pros:

- Excellent campgrounds. Big, very private and full of foliage. So it was very shady.
- Lake Kissimmee was great for kayaking. We took our inflatable kayak and lazed around for a few hours
- Very clean bathrooms. Even has a washer and dryer!
- Fantastic rangers! Experince down below

Cons:
- No good restaurants closeby. So we were glad we took our own food.

I wanted to give a shout out to ranger Dave and his wife Audry! We went there in April and had forgotten our sleeping bags. As soon as Ranger Dave heard this, he went home and got us a blanket and a sleeping bag saying it does go down to 50's at night and he wanted to make sure we had a warm night!! It was a random act of kindness that really made a huge difference as the nights did get cold but we enjoyed it as we were warm! Thank you so very much!!!

3  Thank JagHimamshu
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Reviewed March 25, 2012

Florida is one of the very few states in the USA that does NOT give senior day visitors a discount. We could not afford to go in so I can not comment on the park itself.
Come on, Florida....give us a break!

1  Thank William S
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