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Juniper Springs Recreation Area

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    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
    Reviewed 3 November 2016

    We did the canoe trip at the end of September this year. Although we haven’t really had much experience and the route said not for beginners, we figured as we are both young and sporty that we would be fine. Let me tell you we...More

    1  Thank Yasmin1409
    Reviewed 21 October 2016

    We camped in the camp ground with our small 19ft Camper van (no hook ups, but have hot showers) and loved that the campground was a short walk to the "day use area" or spring swimming area. We had the entire place to ourselves in...More

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    Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

    This spring is very small and it is not a place to snorkel. The swimming area is like a swimming pool and it has a wall around it. It is very deep and if you don't know how to swim don't go in the water...More

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    18 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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    26 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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