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Address: 1795 Taylor Rd, Daytona Area, Port Orange, FL 32128-6842
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Cracker Creek is an environmental and historical treasure of Port Orange....

Cracker Creek is an environmental and historical treasure of Port Orange. Located on the western side of scenic Spruce Creek, this 20 acre sanctuary is a natural home for a variety of endangered plants and animals that can be seen by boat or on foot. Cracker Creek is a pure nature preserve and is perfect for many recreational activities such as boating, bird watching, canoeing, kayaking, group camping, and hiking.

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Best place for kayak and outdoor activities

It was my first time to kayak and i really loved this place alot, i wojld recommend for family and groups, also those who love outdoors.

Reviewed 28 August 2016
George M
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

It was my first time to kayak and i really loved this place alot, i wojld recommend for family and groups, also those who love outdoors.

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Thank George M
Port Orange, Florida, United States
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Live near, enjoy going kayaking down the creek, take my own kayak and pay a small launch fee. Easy paddle with great scenery and a peacock or two waiting for your return. You can also enjoy the Gamble Place name after James N. Gamble (of Procter & Gamble) "A historic home, cottage and Citrus Packing House. "Florida cracker-style" house, named... More 

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Thank HonestRob_DB
Tahoe Vista, California
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I read about this place in a local magazine. We drove the short distance and found a lovely park where we could rent Kayaks and canoes. We had a lovely 2 hour paddle on a mostly unspoiled creek. We saw birds and fish plus lots of native flora. If you like kayaking and canoeing, this place is a must. PS;... More 

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1 Thank BurkinaFaso
Port Orange, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We usually take the river cruises for the old taste of Florida. My church group has had our annual picnic there. Much history was made at this site. I am not going to give too much info so people will be curious to visit. Schools groups etc.... Still learning to forward pictures - not sure I can do it.

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Thank Mary F
Port Orange, Florida
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Sitting along Spruce Creek, this is a great place for canoeing, kayaking or rent an above water "buggy" and pedal up the creek. Rentals available. Pirates give a pontoon tour for children and guides know all about the flora & fauna along the way. Peacocks can usually be seen around the office, a chicken might be nesting on the grounds.... More 

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Thank Donna K
South Daytona
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Loren and I have been to CC quite a few times and each time we get to see something new. It is a great place to explore some of the wonders of the Fl. mystic's. the kids and grand kids have fun and get to learn something. I get to sit back and enjoy the breeze and read a book.... More 

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Thank comishfl
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is great place to reconnect with the way Florida was before massive development. We rented kayaks and paddled up and down Cracker Creek. You can rent canoes and other watercraft as well. We saw a ton of wildlife including lots of turtles hanging out on logs. It was so gorgeous there and you run out of energy before you... More 

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Trenton, New Jersey
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

If it's windy at the shore you can try to go inland. Cracker Creek is perfect for those days! It's not far from New Smyrna, less than half an hour without traffic. It's cool and shady with protection from the wind. The kayak rentals aren't too expensive though the equipment is pretty beat up. Two hours is plenty to see... More 

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1 Thank junkmailpile
Port Orange, Florida
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We love to kayak from this place, we see lots of wild life and most of the time we see gators. It is never crowded there and you can drive right to the water to unload.

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Thank Leslie B
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We went boating on cracker Creek and saw all kinds of wildlife.. We went fishing and had lots of fun .. Even went back with some family to show them.

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Thank Caludette

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