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Juniper Springs Recreation Area

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    Reviewed 6 January 2017

    Our family went swimming at Juniper Springs and were in awe of the natural beauty of this place! The water was cold, but so very clear and clean. It was a great way to beat the heat in July. My son loved the diving platform....More

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    Reviewed 29 November 2016

    This place is amazingly beautiful. However, it is NOT for beginners. One should have some kayaking experience before doing this. Also, WATCH the video at the concession store. There were a lot of obstacles along the way. The route is about seven miles - it...More

    1  Thank M C
    Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

    We stayed overnight here on our way to Gainesville in a pull thru site . It is primitive camping ( no hook ups) but very nice wooded sites. We enjoyed the walking trails and seeing the amazing springs. We had no cell phone service at...More

    1  Thank Sonya C
    Reviewed 28 November 2016

    My husband and I visited Juniper Springs for the day to view Fern Hammock Spring. It was $5 a person for a day entrance pass. The attendant gave us a trail map, and it took us about 10 minutes to get back to the spring....More

    1  Thank Jaina H
    Reviewed 12 November 2016

    We visited the recreation area last week for just the weekend and had a great time. The camp grounds are very well kept as well as the bath houses. You really need more than just the weekend to see and do everything available here. The...More

    2  Thank Marie S
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    United States > Florida > Silver Springs
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    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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    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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