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Crystal River Perserve State Park Eco-Walk

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Address: 5990 N Tallahassee Rd, Crystal River, FL 34428-2952
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Lots of armadillos

Flat and easy, this is suitable for all ages and hiking abilities. I thought seeing so many armadillos along the path was cute... until I read that there has been a leprosy... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Flat and easy, this is suitable for all ages and hiking abilities. I thought seeing so many armadillos along the path was cute... until I read that there has been a leprosy outbreak in Florida that is likely tied to spitting armadillos. Be careful out there!

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Petoskey, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is an easy walk on groomed paths. There are signs explaining trees plants and ground cover. A nice place quiet and peaceful but there are mosquitos.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is a 2 mile well maintained flat trail. Excellent for people who have some difficulty with gain. There is an outhouse at the beginning/end of the trail and benches along the way to rest or enjoy nature.

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Dunedin, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The EcoWalk Trail at Crystal River Perserve State Park is about 2 miles of easy flat walking. The trail surface is mowed grass or needles with a few rough spot where the hogs have rutted. Along the trail you pass through several different micro-climates which are well marked and well presented. This is a nice place for a quick nature... More 

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Silver Spring
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We explored the 2-mile Eco-Walk though forest hammocks, passing two ponds and marshy areas. The path was mostly cut grass, easy to traverse, it was quiet and we enjoyed seeing the flora of the woods. A woodpecker tapped on a tall palm, Spanish moss draped from oak branches and Florida holly 'trees' had bright red berries. We saw a few... More 

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Plymouth, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We really enjoyed hiking here and were happy we could bring our dogs. Two mile hike or so, plenty of variety and well kept trails.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very well maintained walking path loads to see it was longer than we thought but very nice.. did see some wildlife

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Wetmore, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Nice hike but only a mile or two. Easy on foot and mostly shaded if the sun's too hot. Ends at a long boardwalk. It's a loop trail so you don't have to take same path back.

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Crystal River, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Not a very well known park. It is a nice walk thru the woods with placards describing some sights Haven't seen much wildlife, but the plants are interesting. .

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Utila, Islas de la Bahia, Honduras
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Nice and easy walk with info signs and some wildlife to see such as birds and armadillos. Easy to park and nice way to spend an afternoon.

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