Rainbow Springs State Park
45 locals recommend ·
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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…
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.
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…
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.
Beautiful clear water, flowing 1 mile per hour, great for tubing, kayaking, and swimming.
From the headsprings at Rainbow Springs State Park flows the crystal clear Rainbow River . . . quite simply one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.
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.
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...
Pristine example of Florida spring....large volume, crystal clear water, kayak rentals, Swampy's Restaurant on river
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…
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.
4th largest springs in the state, swimming, canoeing, snorkeling, picnics and more!
First magnitude natural spring for swimming anytime of the year. State operated. Allows dogs on a leash.
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