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Rainbow Springs State Park

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Free Parking
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HOTEL STYLE
River View
Location
Full view
Getting there
Gainesville Regional Airport68 km
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Last year we paddled kayaks up to the park, and this year we drove into the park and walked the trails, and Jaclyn took a dip with the alligators. They have nice waterfalls to enjoy and the water is so clear, down to 275 feet!...More

Thank 5inavan
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I love this place. For pictures, walking or kayaking. I love the beauty of all. I go to this park at least twice a week. The best part? I can bring my pet! I love taking pictures here. You have to come at least once...More

Thank Ivette O
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a gorgeous spring, attached to the river. On the river, you can go tubing. They have rentals. (Also, there is a nice campsite by the river.) In the springs you can swim with lots of folks and the water is very clear. You...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

1st time at Rainbow Springs State Park The ranger at check-in was not very helpful at all. We were told no tubes available to float down the river. Privately owned business offered tubes and shuttle. Beautiful scenery and great experience to float down and be...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful park with nice swimming area. Crystal clear water. Clean restrooms. Opportunities for kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding. BUT.... tranquility ruined by large party & LOUD MUSIC and possible alcohol. The loud music is the reason for not being 5 star rating.

Thank C C
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RUBY H
19 July 2018|
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Response from Maurice F | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is safe for children.Many families take their children here,nice place for swimming and tubing.If you don't have a tube they have some for rent and they also provide transportation to and from tubing area for a... More
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28 June 2018|
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Response from Maurice F | Reviewed this property |
Yes Rainbow springs has nice and clean showers. tha bathroom facilities are all very clean. Near tent area is a nice clean bathroom,and 2 other areas.I sometimes use the shower myself when we have a site near bathroom.they... More
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Andrea S
14 January 2018|
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Response from Thera A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if there is a closer one. But its about 20-30 minutes give or take for weather and/or traffic.
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"THIS IS NOT A HOTEL>>> Rainbow Springs State Park"
julieandpaulc
26 Feb. 2018
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"Do your reseach, camping should be out in the nature, this place sucks."
terrxter1
17 Feb. 2018
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"This is NOT a hotel, but TA thinks that it is!"
N8514XXpaulb
13 Nov. 2017
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"It's a beautiful Park!"
OcalaHomeFL
10 Jul. 2017
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