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104 NE 1st Ave, Crystal River, FL 34429-4102
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All reviewskayak launchswimming areasmall sandy beachnice playgroundnice springnice place to swimnominal feeclean restroomslaunch areaclear waterrest roomseasy paddlepicnic lunchkings baythree sisters springsbeautiful watermanatee sightings
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They've upgraded the entire park. Family friendly. See dolphins play in the water. Kayak launch. Swimming. Sadly no dogs allowed.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This use to be a nice place to go and swim for locals. They renovated it last year and took away beach area which is only about 35 feet wide now! Lot of grassy bottom and area loaded with Kayak companies dumping off people with...More

Thank Joseph581
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Maybe at some point there was clear water, but this small beach is full of some kind of sea grass. Good picnic spot and children play area. You can also launch kayaks

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 16 May 2018

just because there may be a few poor folks that use it, I guess some people may not like it, but if so they are flat wrong. it is really a great place, nice spring and nature area in the middle of town. a really...More

Thank m v
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is a nice hidden gem. Grab a snadwich and some snacks and head over for a quiet lunch near the water. We have never been on a weekend, but the weekdays have always been quiet and relaxing lunch break.

2  Thank bghunter2017
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Hidden away off the beaten track this small, well kept park with boat ramp and beach is a delight in a resdential area of Crystal River

Thank Barry I
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We had the greatest time kayaking, canoeing and snorkeling. Everyone was very courteous. The only issue I had was a lot of the tour boats did not seem to watch out for smaller boats. We was kayaking and a guide took a group right through...More

Thank Irene C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful park and location to see manatee. They were everywhere!! We arrived by boat and visited the park to swim with all the manatee.

2  Thank lifeisgoodatthelake
Reviewed 26 March 2018

small swimming area and beach launch area for kayaks and paddle boards; small playground; picnic tables; rest rooms; pay to park

Thank gypsyhiker
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This park has been recently renovated (January, 2018) with new parking, beautiful bathrooms, nice small sandy beach and a short boardwalk for viewing Manatees. My brother in law rented a kayak, and we brought 3 of our own, and kayked around hunter springs. We saw...More

2  Thank MaryBethRaven
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Holly D
27 June 2018|
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Response from pegina16 | Reviewed this property |
On the Gulf Coast/saltwater: Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs and Pine Island, north of Hernando Beach Freshwater pool: Inverness, FL at Whispering Pines Park
Dee P
6 October 2017|
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Response from Pat C | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not. Posted signs.
Junior E
27 July 2017|
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Response from Arline Z | Reviewed this property |
I paid $5 for 2 hours but they may have changed it to $5 for the entire day. Best to call the park people to find out the exact amount.