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Fort Island Gulf Beach

16000 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
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Calm beach

Netting around a small area. Good for kids. Bathrooms and a food truck. A few covered picnic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Starviagera
,
Los Angeles, California
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relaxing

this is a great ride to get here from the city so many awesome sites along the way we saw a dolphin... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
evningsqaw1
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Kissimmee, Florida
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“small beach” (43 reviews)
“fishing pier” (40 reviews)
“great beach” (14 reviews)
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16000 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, FL 34429
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"small beach"
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"fishing pier"
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"great beach"
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"white sand"
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"clean beach"
in 13 reviews
"boat ramp"
in 22 reviews
"covered picnic tables"
in 11 reviews
"local beach"
in 10 reviews
"rest rooms"
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"outdoor shower"
in 5 reviews
"swimming area"
in 12 reviews
"sea birds"
in 6 reviews
"board walk"
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"shallow water"
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"snacks and drinks"
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"vendors"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Netting around a small area. Good for kids. Bathrooms and a food truck. A few covered picnic tables.

Thank Starviagera
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Reviewed 6 days ago

this is a great ride to get here from the city so many awesome sites along the way we saw a dolphin swimming in canal he was like hi welcome so kool ride out is amazing then u get there such a relaxing place fun...More

Thank evningsqaw1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

not too fancy, not a lot of waves. but a nice drive, and a nice boat area nearby. no hotels, no commercial activity of any kind.

Thank m v
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I tried Fort Island Beach today for our first visit there. I must say we were a little disappointed. The beach itself is very small with little area to walk. On the positive side, there is lots of free parking, clean restrooms,...More

2  Thank Parrothead1023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to this beach for years and enjoy it every time. Our friends from up north like calm water and we love the warm water.

Thank Gary A
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Always clean and tranquil. Great place for the kids to play and family time. Always great sunsets looking forward to coming back.

Thank Tracy C
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

It's a cute little beach with bathrooms & outdoor showers. Very little shade. Parking however is very limited.

Thank travelgirl71Chicago
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Small relaxing beach. Clean. Picnic tables, nice water. Nice sand. Bathrooms. Nice trail through a lush florida forest. Large pier at end to sit on watch fish and relax.

Thank shereehagadone
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Small beach with great sunsets! Boardwalks through the flora to the marsh side. Small beach. not the best swimming beach, but the only one around this area.

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot. Although small it wasn’t overcrowded on the two occasions we went there. We were lucky enough to sea manatees and dolphins from the pier.

1  Thank Linda E
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Gramma32162
26 May 2018|
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Response from 707bobbis | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are NOT allowed on the beach!
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KBryant0121
4 April 2018|
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Response from BrendaK3 | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps check with the county of Citrus County, Florida. I'm not sure who has jurisdiction over the park but if the county doesn't they might know. I don't think it's in the city limits of Crystal River. It was quite a drive... More
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Patty D
28 March 2018|
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Response from OldWrangler37 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and the men;s room is clean. I haven't been in the other.
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