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Fanning Springs State Park

18020 NW US Highway 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693-7025
+1 352-463-3420
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Nice Road Stop

We stopped by while beginning our vacation. It is a little small, but not crowded. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great swimming hole

A really cool place to take a break on a road trip. We travel down to the tampa area every year to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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18020 NW US Highway 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693-7025
+1 352-463-3420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by while beginning our vacation. It is a little small, but not crowded. Beautiful springs and a comfortable experience. We will probably be going again next time through the area.

Thank Radrev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really cool place to take a break on a road trip. We travel down to the tampa area every year to visit family. I get tired of the interstate races. So I like to take hwy 19 down sometimes. About 1/2 way down when...More

Thank 68beachbum
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Fanning Springs State Park has good parking and all the facilities, the rangers take good care at the park. You will see lots of birds, and an equal amount of wildlife. The weather is beautiful and all the trees and foliage are in full color.

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went here to try to see Manatee's. The spring was beautiful! Guess we were a little late to see manatees. They were out to sea. Nice walk. HOWEVER, was unjust that you pay $6.00 for the state park. for a day visit only. Guess...More

Thank retired27
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went to take the kids swimming and they had a blast. It's a great place for kids. They have a great platform around the spring that is a great place to swim from. We even saw a Manatee in the spring while we were...More

1  Thank Monroe1971
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We stopped to cool our feet on a bike ride on the Nature Coast Trail. Although it was Feb., people were swimming and having a great time. I imagine the park is quite crowded when the temps increase. This is a spring that flows into...More

Thank shelleycn
Reviewed 5 April 2017

What a great place to see Florida history. It is a great day trip to enjoy the spring. Its unfortunate that we can not stop the destruction from all the people coming to Florida. The natural springs need to be protected and having hundreds of...More

1  Thank jim c
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Nice and quit not too many there saw a manatee in the water there are 2 decks no dog allowed near water

Thank Dee22321205
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Cabins are really nice small houses with all the amenities and wrap around screen porches. What a nice break from cramped motel rooms. We had our bikes and rode the nearby nature coast trail. The springs are interesting, we actually saw one manatee but it...More

Thank philkeeling1
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The cabins are very nice, clean and comfortable. They have thought of everything..screen porch, rocking chairs, fire pit, grill. Disconnect from technology and enjoy each other. There is a beautiful cypress hammock with a boardwalk near the spring.

1  Thank jperreau
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18 February 2017|
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Response from 4fromkansas | Reviewed this property |
The water stays a constant 72 year round, so that depends on you. We went to Silver Glen Springs yesterday and snorkled - no wet suits. We were good until we got out.
4 January 2017|
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Response from George C | Reviewed this property |
No Wifi,thats what makes it so relaxing.
Angela B
29 December 2015|
Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
Manatees can usually be seen between late November to mid-March, depending upon the water temps at the time. The colder the outlying waters to more apt the manatees will come into the 70 degree waters of the springs.