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Rainbow Springs State Park

45 locals recommend ·

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Richann
Richann
May 4, 2016
Beautiful Jewel our Rainbow River Head Springs Park Shady paved, bricked and natural walk ways, grassy areas for sunbathing, napping and or play, covered pavilions and grills, butterfly gardens, man-made waterfalls, swimming area, canoe and kayak rentals, and gift shop, snack bar, and bathroom…
Justin
Justin
December 12, 2016
The crystal clear head spring is a great spot for swimming and the trail around the park is a calming walk through nature with waterfalls. For only $2 per person, you can come all day, swim, picnic, grill, relax or rent kayaks.
Olga
Olga
March 13, 2016
beautiful park with clearest water ever seen
William
William
July 2, 2019
Beautiful tropical island like atmosphere crystal clear water awesome swimming and kayaking area picnic tables grills bathrooms changing rooms gift store and snack bar. Usually a lifeguard on site and plenty of state park rangers . Beautiful multiple waterfalls and manicured walking trails Bring…
Dee
Dee
August 17, 2016
Absolutely stunning beauty and waterfalls, hiking, a butterfly garden and the swimming is to die for the water is pristine and crystal clear! They also rent kayaks and canoes.
Richard And D. Joyce
Richard And D. Joyce
November 25, 2014
Beautiful clear water, flowing 1 mile per hour, great for tubing, kayaking, and swimming.
Cyndi
Cyndi
August 10, 2019
From the headsprings at Rainbow Springs State Park flows the crystal clear Rainbow River . . . quite simply one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.
Sheryl
Sheryl
June 17, 2016
Tubing, swimming and kayaking in the spring fed river.
Al
Al
June 24, 2019
For $3 you gain entrance to a beautiful floral park filled with springs
Shellie
Shellie
September 21, 2015
Great Kayakingj, Swimming and nature trails
Ann
Ann
September 18, 2016
Kayaking, boating, snorkeling, or tubing down the river offer a full day of fun! The state park has hiking trails, waterfalls (man-made), butterfly garden, concessions, & a swimming hole in the springs.
Norma And Allen
Norma And Allen
April 27, 2016
This is a river locals call Blue Run as it is so clear, cold, and swift...tubing is terrific and so is just enjoying the water...see fish as well...no manatees however...
Louis
Louis
February 15, 2014
Pristine example of Florida spring....large volume, crystal clear water, kayak rentals, Swampy's Restaurant on river
Dave And Ursula
Dave And Ursula
September 8, 2019
This park is at the headspring of the rainbow river. If you've never seen a headspring, it's an amazing thing to see millions of gallons of water flowing out of the ground and starting a peaceful, meandering river. The water at the headspring is roped of for swimming, and before 10 am, it's rarely…
Liz
Liz
August 19, 2016
Entry fee is $3 (or close to that). Wear your walking shoes to explore the beautiful falls. Don't forget your camera! Kayak rentals available. Swimming is an option too.
Salomon
Salomon
November 23, 2015
4th largest springs in the state, swimming, canoeing, snorkeling, picnics and more!
Alex
Alex
March 11, 2015
Another awesome park and swim area,
Rebecca
Rebecca
August 10, 2015
YOU MUST SEE THIS! IT IS beautiful, and you will never forget it.
Lisa
Lisa
October 26, 2019
First magnitude natural spring for swimming anytime of the year. State operated. Allows dogs on a leash.
Salomon
Salomon
June 1, 2017
Where the Rainbow River is born!

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Location
19158 SW 81st Pl Rd
Dunnellon, FL 34432
Phone(352) 465-8555
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 6:00 PM