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Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

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We love the campground in Stephen Foster State Park. They are large roomy, some are pullthrough and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gloria C
Sun City, Florida
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Love Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

Most people abbreviate this park to Stephen Foster State Park. I had previously mad a day visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mount Dora, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love the campground in Stephen Foster State Park. They are large roomy, some are pullthrough and always clean. The bathrooms/showers are supplied and clean. Playground for children, washer and dryers at bathhouse. The the Carillon Bells that play, the giftshop, the cabins are all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gloria C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most people abbreviate this park to Stephen Foster State Park. I had previously mad a day visit for the annual folk festival, but this was my first time here as a camper. The staff is very friendly, my campsite was clean and private, and so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Before seeing me off on a recent paddle down the Suwannee River, friends and family and I stayed overnight in one of the cabins here. Our beautifully equipped 2-bdrm cabin was surrounded by a tropical wilderness that easily took us back to those good old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We camp in Florida quite a bit and this is our favorite place to stay as a halfway point, overnight. This campground is so clean and well maintained! It's also great for riding bikes! They have the museum you can go tour, walk down to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pamelahgolden
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We spent this past weekend here, what a great time! Lots to see and do with our two young granddaughters! We stayed in one of the rental cabins, it was perfect! Slept 7 comfortably, was well stocked with linens and kitchen staples. And ultra clean!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bill853
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This state park has well kept grounds as well as preserving the natural beauty of the area. Campsites were very nice with several pull through sites. We enjoyed the song presentation on Friday and history of turpentine on Saturday as well as meeting Craftsmen. Very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KGRC
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for wholesome family fun around the holidays you must visit the Stephen Foster park. Festive lights, popcorn, hot coco and Santa. We go ever year multiple times.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 32096rambler
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We wanted to tube down the Itchetucknee Springs. While this is not the closest state park to the springs, it a cabin available. The cabin is showing wear and tear but was sufficient for our needs. We had our two grandkids, ages 4 and 7....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank S P
Reviewed 10 July 2018

There is a hidden gem in the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park! A gift shop/store! Inside you will find the usual, magnets, bottled drinks and shirts. You will also find musical instruments from whistles to drums and shakers to dulcimers. The prices are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank mandylovesalatte
Reviewed 9 July 2018

sites are huge, live music on Friday evenings--bring your instrument and play along. the ranger playes his mandolin and all who attend have a great time. Bike rental is only 7 bucks a day. arts and crafts shacks there with classes on the various crafts.

Date of experience: June 2018
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12 December 2018|
Response from khphelts | Reviewed this property |
They open at 9 am, the last entry ticket is sold at 8:30 with the entry gate closing at that time, and the park closes at 9 pm. They have two different events running on different nights through Christmas Eve, however on... More
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