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Juniper Springs Recreation Area

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    Reviewed 4 April 2017

    Ocala National Forest lies in the heart of FL. It's Flora is beautiful. The bird life keeps one singing. Juniper Springs kayaking / canoe trail is one of the nicest in FL. I used to love to camp at Juniper Springs. I enjoyed the walking...More

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    Response from Warren M, Manager at Juniper Springs Recreation AreaResponded 6 April 2017

    Thanks for your feedback. My company has managed Juniper Springs for nearly 30 years, so there has been no change in approach over the last several years. I share your frustration with the broken ramadas and boardwalk -- unfortunately, while we have the money to...More

    Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

    We were a party of four. Two couples. We arrived on a Friday evening just at 8:30 pm. We knew we had to call ahead to let the staff know we would arrive after the gates were closed. They quickly arrived to open them. Check...More

    1  Thank Jalain O
    Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

    We camped for 4 nights in the Sand pine loop and loved how private it was from the other sites. We were in site 40 and the only downside was that the light from the bathhouse was bright- no big deal. The campsite was beautiful...More

    Thank katied16200
    Reviewed 24 March 2017

    Tent camped. Fern Hammock loop not so private. Mostly families. I was by myself, so would have preferred more privacy, but seems great for families who don't mind neighbors. Showers and bathrooms were clean. Kayaked down the run, took me 3.5 hours. Around a bend...More

    Thank heatherjewett
    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    spent 3 nights with my wife tent camping at Juniper Springs. The staff was very friendly. The bathrooms were cleaned several times per day and were always in good shape. we stayed in the Tropical camping section, the sites were semi private with a nice...More

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    18 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
    26 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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