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Juniper Springs Recreation Area

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    Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

    This is a beautiful spot and well maintained. But it seems that Florida State parks have raised their fees this year from $6.00/ per car to a Day Use Fee per person. So we had to pay $55 for 4 children, 2 parents, an uncle,...More

    1  Thank Linda B
    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    Let me start by saying the outdoor area is beautiful so if you're looking for a quiet family/Mormon appropriate area you're in the right place. The campsites are TINY so be prepared to stay at the motel 8 of campgrounds - with that being said...More

    3  Thank akmohney01
    Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

    Last year my boyfriend and I stayed a week here and it was great! We stayed in the primitive camping area and loved the wildlife, the nature trail close to our site and the bathrooms were great! It was very peaceful and the staff had...More

    Thank Linsey D
    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    If you want to show your guests the true Florida, is is a must see place. It can be a bit of a challenge to kayak, but it's worth it. Make sure you're not in a hurry do you can enjoy the scenery while you...More

    1  Thank Mel A
    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    Some of my fondest childhood memories took place at Juniper Springs- the canoe run and the spring pool-I had a positive history here. Things have changed. Unfortunately, my children will not reflect on their time here and smile---rather, they may be haunted by the experience...More

    8  Thank Rachelkidsandtravel
    Response from CampRRMSupport, Owner at Juniper Springs Recreation AreaResponded 18 April 2017

    Hello Rachel, We appreciate you taking the time to review us and provide your feedback and are sorry to hear that you feel this way. The truth of the matter is that the 3 man canoe is the exact same size as all the other...More

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    19 September 2017|
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    Response from Samantha M | Reviewed this property |
    I haven't been there in a couple months. But if you call they can will let you know if it's all clear and safe to go canoeing.
    Chere M
    27 September 2016|
    Response from tripcasey | Reviewed this property |
    The campground has designated camping areas, many of the sites are wooded and they all have bear boxes. I didn't look closely to see if trees would accommodate a hammock, but they looked substantial.
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    "This is not a hotel, but a spring. Not sure why trip advisor thinks it's a hotel."
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    "This is a campground for tent and trailer camping."
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    "This is not a hotel, they have a campground, but this is for the Juniper Springs Recreation Area."
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    "This isn't a hotel, it is a camp ground."
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