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Beautiful park.

This park has a beautiful swimming area with multiple entries and s large dock on the other side... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ormond Beach, Florida
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Small but Lovely

Fanning Springs is one of many of Florida's gorgeous springs along the Suwannee River. Manatees... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Sue D
Asheville, North Carolina
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18020 NW US Highway 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693-7025
+1 352-463-3420
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park has a beautiful swimming area with multiple entries and s large dock on the other side. Boats do pull up to dock so it can get crowded. Really rice picnic area. Lots of tables.

3  Thank gatorRPH1990
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a good place to take a walk along a beautiful river. We enjoyed photographing the river and the pond.

Thank Carol Y
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Fanning Springs is one of many of Florida's gorgeous springs along the Suwannee River. Manatees come into the warm water near the Spring on cold winter nights and this was so when we were there. The water is crystal clear. One thing about it that...More

3  Thank Sue D
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Stayed overnight here in a cabin for a very reasonable off season rate. The electric fireplace remorte didn't work, but that was a small thing. The cabin was spacious, clean, and comfortable. I wondered why the porch was screened in until I got up in...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Right on the banks of the Suwanee River, offers river fishing and swimming in the springs. Something for every member of your family or group! Classic Florida with Spanish moss and live oaks.

Thank Alice A
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We stayed in one of the cabins at the park and was very pleasantly surprised at the accommodations. Clean, attractive, fully equipped. It even had a fireplace (electric, but still added to the ambiance), screened wrap-around porch, linens included. In the morning, we would walk...More

Thank TilleytheTraveler
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is a very beautiful park. Had the weather been warmer, we would have wanted to swim and snorkel in the springs. There is a nice little walk to the river. When we were there, the air was so cold that the springs AND the...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Absolutely beautiful stop. Crystal clear. Wonderful family place. Great at any age and water is accessible to anyone in any condition. The boardwalk is just as wonderful as the spring. It will bring you to one huge (actually two that became one) bald cypress. The...More

1  Thank Selkie9
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Large swimming area. You have to sit on a dock like area. Space is limited on a crowded day. So keep this in mind if you have small children. No shallow area to swim. The spring head was very beautiful to swim over. Water very...More

Thank Lagiles08
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We've swam in this spring several times in the past when passing through this area and decided to take another quick dip in the springs to cool off on a steamy summer day (prior to the afternoon showers). To cool off in a beautiful spring...More

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Jill F
7 January 2018|
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Response from MrSandyShoes | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but a simple call to the park would answer inquirer's question - (352) 463-3420.
18 February 2017|
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Response from 4fromkansas | Reviewed this property |
The water stays a constant 72 year round, so that depends on you. We went to Silver Glen Springs yesterday and snorkled - no wet suits. We were good until we got out.
4 January 2017|
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Response from George C | Reviewed this property |
No Wifi,thats what makes it so relaxing.