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Hontoon Island State Park

2309 River Ridge Rd, DeLand, FL 32720-4302
+1 386-736-5309
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Peaceful place

Beautiful, rustic park...ideal for fishing, hiking, picnics and watching wildlife. Very quiet and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DORIS H
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PEARL RIVER
via mobile
Mini day adventure

Great Park to visit. Your adventure starts out with a water taxi that crosses you over to the... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
nancysantos33143
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Arlington, Virginia
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“ferry ride” (18 reviews)
“free ferry” (9 reviews)
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LOCATION
2309 River Ridge Rd, DeLand, FL 32720-4302
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+1 386-736-5309
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"ferry ride"
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"free ferry"
in 9 reviews
"ranger station"
in 7 reviews
"small ferry"
in 4 reviews
"real florida"
in 11 reviews
"camping facilities"
in 6 reviews
"miles round trip"
in 4 reviews
"john's river"
in 9 reviews
"overnight camping"
in 3 reviews
"main trail"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful forest"
in 3 reviews
"plenty of picnic tables"
in 4 reviews
"picnic area"
in 8 reviews
"camp store"
in 5 reviews
"walking trails"
in 6 reviews
"nice playground"
in 3 reviews
"nature trail"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, rustic park...ideal for fishing, hiking, picnics and watching wildlife. Very quiet and low key.

Thank DORIS H
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Great Park to visit. Your adventure starts out with a water taxi that crosses you over to the island, the only way you can get there. Once you are there they give you a map of the park and you proceeded to walk through a...More

Thank nancysantos33143
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We discovered this piece of paradise 'by mistake'! We parked our car and took a little ferry over to the island. It is only a 5 minutes ride. Everything is free, ferry ride and entrance to the park. We walked on the main trail all...More

1  Thank Magdalena C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park on the St John's river, nice family spot, we enjoy bringing the grandchildren here to play.

1  Thank Gennifer D
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

As part of their Christmas gift, my husband and I rented a cabin here on the Island for our grandkids ages 12, 10 and 7. The ferry ride over was just the beginning of a grand experience for us all! Check in was easy and...More

1  Thank gogators52
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We spent 3 wonderful days houseboating in the area in spring and had a wonderful experience.Great fishing, beautiful springs with crystal clear cold water to swim in in the area. only thing along the river is some of the "beaches" are really local and not...More

Thank Beachbum101sos
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Great park on the St Johns to visit by boat. Free docks & clean restrooms. Snack bar store and a small museum. Lots of fun & a great place to walk your dog when you are on the river. They have camping & cabins available...More

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I took our boys the weekend before Christmas and loved staying in the cabin. Park rangers are great and transport your gear to your site after bringing it over on the ferry. It was not a cellular dead zone (I was hoping...More

Thank Ann R
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I loved the park and the boat trip to see natural Florida, our guide was excellent and very informative!

Thank patk105
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

When you finally FIND it, tucked away down a residential road in the wilderness of West DeLand, you park your car and load onto a small FERRY (boat) that takes you across the river to the island! Full facilities include decent bathrooms, park grills and...More

Thank Patrick S
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Valerie J
19 April 2018|
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Response from DORIS H | Reviewed this property |
I did not see rentals as part of the park offerings.
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Jane S
17 February 2017|
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Response from candid1008 | Reviewed this property |
Just a snack bar. You can find the address on google search
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Jamie S
22 December 2016|
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Response from candid1008 | Reviewed this property |
I was just someone on vacation, please contact them
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