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Great boardwalk

This is a simple little beach with a great fishing pier. I visited in the evening, so I'm not sure... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Haley G
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Greenville, South Carolina
Nice

Pretty and secluded. Small beach and boat ramp for shallow draft boats. It wasn't very busy when we... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Melanie M
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Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a simple little beach with a great fishing pier. I visited in the evening, so I'm not sure how the fishing actually is, but the pier itself is lovely with a beautiful view of the Gulf.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Haley G
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Nice little pier/boardwalk and a pretty, quiet beach. It was a little cold for swimming, or at least it was for me, but we waded in the water along the shoreline. Both days we visited it was in the evening and the sunsets are well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank preault00
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Was a nice find. Beach and picnic tables on the gulf. Small area with no waves when we were there. Could see the bottom clearly. Great location to enjoy the day or sunset at night.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jan R
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This place has a beach that if you dig down an inch you hit the swamp. It was built out in the Swamp mud with sand dumped over Mud. Stay away and go to one of the springs (HUNTER). There is some nice boardwalk there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank travelman391
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Best boat ramp ever, great access and parking, quality ramps, docks, restrooms. Easy to find and right on the Crystal River within a short boat ride to the Gulf.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ron M
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Pretty and secluded. Small beach and boat ramp for shallow draft boats. It wasn't very busy when we visited.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The entrance to this trail is way out on Ft. Island Trail beyond the county's only beach, so it's a real commitment to get there. The trail is quite short, taking you through native vegetation and then out onto a long pier jutting into the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank SUZANNE T
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The reason for only 3 stars is the limited parking that is available. On a busy day you may be hard pressed to find a spot. Considering the fishing pier easily could accommodate as many as a dozen people and with 2 covered picnic areas...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Travelingmaine
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love the boardwalk and beach. Great place for a picnic! A beautiful walk along the trees and water!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank susiediver
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Great for a short stroll to see the Gulf of Mexico......there is also a beach next to this....small, but nice. Plenty of parking; but really crowded on the weekends.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DeannaTk
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Response from Erin Z | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm..don't have a dog, but I think so. There's a beach and then there are walking paths..there are some fiddler crabs in the rocky jetties..they are pretty small and they seem to just want to hide in holes in the ground so... More
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