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Rainbow River

Dunnellon, FL 34432
+1 352-465-8550
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Self-Guided Kayak Trip on Rainbow River
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“state park” (47 reviews)
Dunnellon, FL 34432
+1 352-465-8550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether canoeing, kayaking, swimming, or tubing this is a gorgeous piece of Florida history and a great way to spend the day. Beautiful area to enjoy a meal, whether by sitting in a riverside eatery or having a picnic you provided. Keep in mind that...More

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have a home on a waterfront community along the Rainbow River in north central Florida. The reason we purchased was all due to the river itself. It is a five mile long, crystal clear, spring-fed wonderland of fish and turtles and birds by the...More

Thank Austin G
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We fell in love with Rainbow River! The water was beautiful and the tubbing down the river was awesome! Cold water but super clear! Lots of people due to the long weekend, but everybody was super nice and friendly. The views of the homes on...More

Thank Roxy030754
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Spent the day kayaking with the family- crystal clear water is spring fed so 72 degrees year round which feels great during Florida summers. Current is mild so we were able to kayak upstream from KP Hole and then back downstream with no problems. Saw...More

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We did the two hour float which was great! Personally I would do the four hour float but my boyfriend couldn't handle the cold water so we only did two. I absolutely loved it and will be back!

Thank Lauri G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The Rainbow is a beautiful spring-fed river. I am completely amazed at the clarity of the water- You can enjoy it by kayak, paddleboard,a tube float, or just swimming. The water is fairly warm (72-74). What is most amazing to me is that you can...More

Thank Ess B
Reviewed 19 August 2017

It is a beautiful river to tube down. The water is crystal clear so you can see all the fish turtles and river life below. It take about 4 hours from the tubers entrance at KPHole. The water is a refreshing 72 degrees year round...More

1  Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a blast. We got connecting tubes and brought snorkels and fins. It was beautifully clear water. We brought a toddler and wish I would have brought a floatie even though she is a strong swimmer. The water is cool, but refreshing on a...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A group of women went and it was so much fun! Beautiful water so clear. Most of us rented tubes there. But I took my own and blew it up there. Cost $1.00. Some of us went on 4 hour trip some on 2 hour...More

Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We came to visit our friend and we're a little hesitant doing the kayaking. But we had a blast and the entire family had a great time!! Kids want to know when we can do it again....... Ask for Steve and you'll be thanking us.

Thank Arontrips
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Carol F
20 July 2017|
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Response from lisk | Reviewed this property |
Yes put I have never encountered one in the four years I have gone.
Chelli G
5 July 2017|
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3 July 2017|
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Response from Kate H | Reviewed this property |
If you bring your own otherwise the company we used had inner tubes for us