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Address: 770 Nine Mile Point Road, Astor, FL
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A beautiful way to spend some time with nature

I saw bald eagles, ospreys, fish -- even a few alligators. Great way to spend a few hours communing with nature. Only downside is that it seems to be a hangout for people who want... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I saw bald eagles, ospreys, fish -- even a few alligators. Great way to spend a few hours communing with nature. Only downside is that it seems to be a hangout for people who want to drink and party, so better to get there early and leave before the noisy bunch arrives.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. I 💘 it!! More like an ocean to me. Lots of nature's wild life all over. Alligators of course, turtles, manatees, and bald eagles. With the st. John's river running right through it, it is an awesome place. Bring the 💘 of your life with you and you'll experience heaven.

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Crescent City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a wonderful lake for fishing or just boating. Leads over to the Springs where the water is so clear and cold but lots of fun to anchor and swim. The only negative is that it can become very, very rough when the wind starts up.

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Seville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fishing. boating and all the rest you would expect.Public Fishing pier and quiet picnic area at the end of Nine Mile Point Road. All nine miles of bumpy graded dirt but worth the reward at the end. St John's River enters at the south end and flows north.Plenty of accommodations of all types from camping, cabins and Bed and Breakfast.... More 

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The lake is large enough you need to keep an eye on the weather. Water averaged around 5-12 ft. but it is advisable to follow channel markers of you are unfamiliar with the lake. Thee are commercial fishermen using long nets so pay attention to other boater so as to not run over their nets.

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Thonotosassa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Unique lake plentiful for fishing fresh and saltvwater. Springs to swim in with Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, and the popular Silver Glenn Springs. Lake is beautful, and my favorite

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Tampa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Lake George is really just a wide area of the St. John's River. It is very shallow at the shoreline with a real flat bottom about 12' deep over most of the lake. Beware of storms as it can get really rough quick. It used to be a major barge route, but no more. A number of springs dump into... More 

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Lady Lake, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Second largest lake in Florida. Lots of Ospreys. A couple of Bald Eagles. One can imagine stepping back before the invasion of the Europeans.

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daytona beach, florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We access Lake George in Astor past the Blackwater Inn. Free boat ramp. Or you can rent a boat at the Full Moon Campground (You;ll see sign off 40 east side of bridge.) Do not go there without going thru the Blue creek run. When you come out of there, turn left and go thru the :cattle gates" into Lake... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

After much effort, I have finally found public access to Lake George, aka Lake Welaka. Ninemile Point is a long pier on the eastern shores of the lake. It's part of Lake George Wildlife Management Area. Not the easiest to get to, especially on a motorcycle. You have to take 9 Mile Point Rd, a graded, dirt road from Pierson.... More 

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