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Rainbow Springs State Park

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Family reunion and we opted to rent a pavillion a week before ,it was the Dogwood Pavillion--shaded area,electricity available,bbq grill,potable water,6 tables--no regrets right there.They have a kiddie area for the lil'ones Tip:Get there early as the park closes when it is full capacity.Did the tubing as well..super fun,bring a tow rope so that u can tie your tubes together...

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful ! It's $2.00 to get into the park , this fee allows you to swim. Make sure you bring a floating device to swim ( noodle , float , life vest). The springs are deep, cool temperature & fresh water , so it's hard to float on your own. Arrive early to avoid long lines .

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2Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We loved this park!!! The grounds are beautiful!!! There is plenty of places to sit and lots of shade the waterfalls are gorgeous. They have a gift shop and a snack bar. There are a few pavilions for families to use, I'm not sure if they are first come or if you have to make a reservation. The only reason...

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1Thank Heather F
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Our last spring of four and it was our favorite! The spring was very deep which the older kids loved. They were able to jump in off the dock which the other springs didn't have. There was also a section a little ways down for younger children to play in and snorkel. There were more fish at this spring than...

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1Thank April B
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great time but it was extremely crowded. We sent to go to the tubing entrance and were turned away at 0800. Also the state park slows people to smoke and play music as loud as they want. Great scenery and experience but they need to raise the price and tighten up on the rules.

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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great experience! We decided to go tubing first and come to find out that is the best deal because you can enter the main spring for free once you have paid to tube. If you have enough time on your hands definitely go tubing first which will be about two hours down the river. I suggest to eat afterwards and...

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1Thank Viridiana M
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We visited back in June and we are so happy we found this place. There is a lot to do here and they allow dogs in the park! (BIG plus for us) The natural springs are a real treat to swim in after being out in the scolding sun all day. There are nature trails with small waterfalls, kayaking, canoeing,...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

5 stars! Very fun place to visit for everyone. It is a lil bit of a drive, I live in Tampa and its about an 1hr 30 mins to get there. Make sure you leave early if your going on the weekends. Tubes and parking spots are limited. If you bring alcohol, try to hide it in a diff container...

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2Thank swty315
South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a beautiful park! There are nature trails, Swimming in the spring, Kayak and canoe rentals as well as tubing. You can rent tubes for $15.00 for a two hour tubing excursion. They also had a little cafe I am not sure if it is just snacks or if they had lunch. There was also a little store but...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Beautiful crystal clear spring in Florida. This was an amazing experience and my only regret is that I didn't get to check out the Rainbow river . I will definitely be back. However my experience at the rainbow spring park was brief but great. As I jumped into the water I pray to God my lips didn't turn purple due...

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Address: 18185 SW 94th St, Dunnellon, FL
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Dunnellon
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Rainbow Springs State Park Hotel Dunnellon
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“**I'm rating the actual Rainbow Springs not a Hotel - Trip Advisers this is confusing!”
 of 5 bubbles ckadams2015, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Shady sites are on the east side of the campground”
 of 5 bubbles P4310GIjonathanh, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pick a site from 1-43 for shade.”
 of 5 bubbles 139edc, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“tent sites #57-60 are tree shaded & screened from each other by vegetation w/ only 3 parking spaces.”
 of 5 bubbles OkieDukie, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“60, 51, 59 but make sure you have good neighbors Bc they can make or break your experience entirely.”
 of 5 bubbles 26jennifere, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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