We stayed at this park for 4 days. It is a nice park. We are members of the Thousabd Trails “ Trails Collection” of Encore Parks. As such, it seems this park assigned us to an unacceptable site for the size of our fifth wheel...More
About Crystal River Preserve State Park
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We were there on a very cold and windy day - so there was not much in terms of animal -like activity. We saw some yellow pumped warbles and a couple of woodpeckers, three deer crossed the path as well. It was still a nice...More
Boat rides are great. I loved seeing the manatee. The zoo area has plenty to see and the walkways are safe. Staff is informative and friendly. Worth the expense,
Beautiful Natural Setting. The Crystal River City Council has made it a priority to maintain its' natural beauty.
The land from Tallahassee to Clearwater along U.S. Highway 19 in Florida remains today almost as lonely and barren as it was when my family first traveled the road in the early 1950s, when my father ran out of gas and had to walk miles...More
The staff at the park were very knowledgable and friendly. They were giving a couple before us kayaking tips on where to visit and camp over. The hiking trails were a bit more than we planned for the day, but what we saw was wonderful!
We walked the 7 mile loop trail on a Saturday with not much more to do because other area closed on weekend. Maybe another time of year preserve trail a nice walk but not in April. Saw a crab in the water, an armadillo and...More
Found this by accident- it's near the Archeological Park. Bring a pole and fish. Nice little trails through the woods around the Mullet Pond (but watch out for snakes- we saw a water moccasin!). There is also a kayak launch too. Very pretty park. Compost...More
We were among the 20 or so people who took the Crystal River State Park cruise which was absolutely delightful. The narration by a park ranger was first-rate, and we spotted an eagle spreading its wings high above the river on a palm tree branch,...More
This park has some beautiful hiking trails. I saw a gator, turtles and many birds on a bike ride around some of the shorter trails. There's a 7 mile loop trail suitable for off-road biking and for hiking but I didn't have time on this...More