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Rainbow Springs State Park

19158 SW 81st Place Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34432-2463
+1 352-465-8555
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Great time at Rainbow Springs!

My boys and I visited today and had a great time swimming in the spring and seeing the waterfalls... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Donna U
via mobile
Chilling on the river

With a pretty little drive, you find yourself enjoying a river tubing experience. The price is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
19158 SW 81st Place Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34432-2463
+1 352-465-8555
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My boys and I visited today and had a great time swimming in the spring and seeing the waterfalls. We didn't realize how deep the swimming area was, but luckily the gift shop sold noodles so we were all set. Definitely recommend visiting!

Thank Donna U
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a pretty little drive, you find yourself enjoying a river tubing experience. The price is reasonable, with a 2 to 3 hour tube ride down the beautiful springs. A great way to relax on the river and experience wild life in the great state...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was really nice to float down this beautiful river. The parking wasn't too expensive but the cost to float is pretty high. Also, you have to get there early or they may not let you on the river. I really loved looking at all...More

1  Thank 771lizg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience the real Florida, be sure to go to Rainbow River State Park. Swimming is delightful no matter what time of year you visit. Do not miss this natural treasure.

Thank cslu1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great park, plenty of space to relax. Swimming portion is roped off but large enough not to be on top of each other. Once in the water there are very few places to stand without treading water. Having a float would be a good idea,...More

1  Thank Anesthesi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, a definite must see. My kids ages 7, 11 and 17yrs old had a blast. The water was pretty cold but the kids went in anyways. We were able to rent canoes and paddle down the river. We saw lots of birds, fish...More

1  Thank JolieS5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 10 yr old son and I visited this central Florida gem and absolutely loved it. The park is nicely laid out and all of the employees were friendly. The Rainbow River has the most amazing crystal clear water I've ever seen...simply beautiful. The head...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tis is one of the nicest parks we've been to so far in all of Florida! So much to do, so little time; you can swim, kayak, snorkel, go tubing (2 hours run (for 15$ tube and tram rental) or 4 hours using your own...More

Thank Alex953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came midday on a Tuesday, not crowded at all. Rented a 2 man kayak & cruised the river for 2 hours! Saw turtles, white egrets, fish, healthy sea grass. Went swimming in the roped area after our kayak trip. No tour needed here. You can't...More

1  Thank thumper19712014
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were driving by on a Sat morning around 11 and wanted to go to the tubing park. The line of cars at that time was crazy. The nice ranger said no more room but try the Rainbow Park down the road. We paid a...More

1  Thank sandy s
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Lori S
16 July 2017|
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Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
no crocs. but this is Florida and there may be an occasional gator but the spring water is typically too cold and they tend to avoid it. My friend is 300lb and I know he's rented kayaks. don't see too many ppl after 5/6 pm... More
17 June 2017|
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Response from C K | Reviewed this property |
One can't park an RV right up to the river....when you get there you will see why.
5 May 2017|
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Response from Ken C | Reviewed this property |
The campground and the State Park are at 2 different locations. They are roughly 4 miles apart.