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Alexander Springs

Hwy 450, Ocala, FL 40929
+1 352-669-3153
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Beautiful special place in the Ocala Forest

Nice campground...Big shout out to the Volunteers that keep it clean, scare away the Raccoons and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
123009Name
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Northern California
Really Pretty

This is another beautiful place in Florida thats worth taking a look at. This place isn't very big... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ks4324114
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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Clear-blue spring and creek in Ocala National Forest.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“swimming area” (16 reviews)
“picnic tables” (17 reviews)
“scuba diving” (7 reviews)
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Hwy 450, Ocala, FL 40929
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+1 352-669-3153
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"swimming area"
in 16 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 17 reviews
"scuba diving"
in 7 reviews
"sandy bottom"
in 5 reviews
"park staff"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 13 reviews
"lily pads"
in 3 reviews
"rent canoes"
in 6 reviews
"bring your snorkel gear"
in 3 reviews
"tent camping"
in 3 reviews
"nature trail"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful spring"
in 5 reviews
"the water is crystal clear"
in 8 reviews
"the ocala national forest"
in 7 reviews
"no alcohol"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
"canoe run"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice campground...Big shout out to the Volunteers that keep it clean, scare away the Raccoons and tell people to turn down their loud music..Much appreciated.The springs are beautiful and Crystal clear...Always at a constant 72 degrees...Great site to visit in winter on a weekday when...More

Thank 123009Name
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is another beautiful place in Florida thats worth taking a look at. This place isn't very big as far as beach/sun bathing area goes and the area i felt wasn't a chance of an alligator attack, was rarely small as far as swimming area...More

Thank ks4324114
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We took a nice day trip to Alexander Springs while we were in Ocala. Took awhile to get there and it costs 5.50 per person to get into the park. Lots of trees, picnic area and trails but the best part was swimming in the...More

5  Thank dej
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Excellent camping area. Plenty of space for tents. Recommend bring your snorkel gear. Water is cold but on a warm day perfect to swim. Recommend to rent the canoe

1  Thank JulioArdiles
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great natural spring in Ocala National Forest that is Old Florida at it's best. Very enjoyable for swimming or go crusin down the creek.

Thank Bigmac9825
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The springs are very beautiful. You can snorkel and see lots of formations and fish. Bring a piece of bread with you and the fish will swim right up to eat it out of your hand. They have a line to get in on hot...More

1  Thank adventuresbyamy
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a truly wonderful place spend a day. It is a wilderness that is owned and protected by the National Forest Service and there are rightly strict rules and regulations in place to protect the wildlife. No alcohol can be taken into the area...More

5  Thank Neil576
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I don't typically write reviews of places that I've been to, however, I had such a horrible time camping here I felt compelled to warn others of what they could experience. First off - this has only to do with camping. The springs are beautiful...More

7  Thank MissCrys
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We came from Palm Coast and were on the way to the West Coast. Looking on the map where we could make a short break we noticed Alexander Springs. What a luck we had finding this spot. Entry price $5.50 per person seems a little...More

1  Thank globo65
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We drove from Daytona Beach and it was a pleasant day trip. We got into Alexander Springs before there was a big queue - TIP: get there early! Make sure you take food and drink as there isn't much available there. Such a great spot...More

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kara c
6 October 2017|
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Response from Kathy W | Reviewed this property |
I have never camped there. Try calling them.
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Rachel F
27 July 2017|
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Response from PaulnDot | Reviewed this property |
Yes, our friends take bikes for a family of four each time we go.
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Marianne M
6 June 2017|
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Response from Sharon H | Reviewed this property |
no... its like in the woods :)
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