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Juniper Springs Recreation Area

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The camp site are isolated in their own little jungles. Love that they will rent you a kayak, release you to foray down the spring run for miles, and come pick you up and take you back to camp. It's awesome!

    1  Thank Alexander A
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a great little river I agree with what the park says about it not being for beginners. It was an enjoyable trip with one exception. They have done a great job of trying to keep the river natural, a little too good in my...More

    1  Thank Ed R
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is not a begginers. You need to know how to paddle, how to reverse, stop and make sudden changes. It is beautiful and was a lovely family trip down with canoes. There are submerged trees, low over hangs and such but if you know...More

    1  Thank Harryob1376
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The scariest part of the trip was reading some of the reviews! Wow, I almost didn’t go. Those people should stick to watching adventures on tv. This trip is a fun adventure. There is a nice current for most of the time which picks up...More

    2  Thank Kate S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My girlfriend and I went on the 7 mike kayak run. As soon as you start out your immersed into a beautiful tropical rainforest looking landscape. It was an experience like we’ve never had before. We saw two alligators, turtles, and a raccoon. The journey...More

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    United States > Florida > Silver Springs
    Also Known As
    Juniper Springs Recreation Area Hotel Silver Springs
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    wlairdato
    19 September 2017|
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    Response from Samantha M | Reviewed this property |
    I haven't been there in a couple months. But if you call they can will let you know if it's all clear and safe to go canoeing.
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    Chere M
    27 September 2016|
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    Response from tripcasey | Reviewed this property |
    The campground has designated camping areas, many of the sites are wooded and they all have bear boxes. I didn't look closely to see if trees would accommodate a hammock, but they looked substantial.
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    "This is not a hotel, but a spring. Not sure why trip advisor thinks it's a hotel."
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    "This is a campground for tent and trailer camping."
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    "This is not a hotel, they have a campground, but this is for the Juniper Springs Recreation Area."
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    "This isn't a hotel, it is a camp ground."
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