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A wonderful visit

I never saw such clear water. There are plenty of things to do from swimming to boating and fishing.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pat D
First time camping

It was our first time camping for my family, it was a great experience and we love this place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rosaray A
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“picnic tables”(18 reviews)
“lily pads”(4 reviews)
Clear-blue spring and creek in Ocala National Forest.
Hwy 450, Ocala, FL 40929
+1 352-669-3153
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never saw such clear water. There are plenty of things to do from swimming to boating and fishing.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Pat D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first time camping for my family, it was a great experience and we love this place, extremely clean, very friendly staff. The swimming was awesome, planning to go back in Jan 2019.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rosaray A
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Alexander Springs has many sites to choose from, and most provide a level of privacy. The canoe run is great, and the spring is very nice with a well-maintained beach area. It's a great, inexpensive place to spend a few days.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank JDubsDeBary
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This was our second year in a row purchasing the Ocala National Forest Recreation Area Pass annual passes for the 3 of us. The annual pass includes admission to Salt Springs, Juniper Springs, Alexander Springs and Silver Glen Springs. These springs are located in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank MaeHem50
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

First time going and this place is great, you can sit beside the swimming area , the water is beautiful so much good to say about the place

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The springs in the Ocala area are a uniquely beautiful aspect of interior central Florida. They are as opposites to the theme parks as one can get here. Especially in the warmer part of the year they are a cool respite from the heat. Alexander...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank drwsurf
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

1) the park is overcrowded on weekends 2) they don't seem to be capable of updating information on their website 3) the spring is very small and most places are only a few feet deep Honestly you're better off going to a real spring than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank TammyE307
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

It costs $6 per PERSON, so it is expensive for what it is. It is nice and shallow for a long time, good for littles, and my kids enjoyed snorkeling and seeing little fish. Only one smallish entry point, and super duper crowded with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We revisited the park after 20 years and found it to be just as beautiful as when we were last there. The crystal clear, cool water was inviting on a hot afternoon.We had a picnic lunch on one of the many tables scattered around the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VAcruiselover
Reviewed 23 July 2018

From the clear blue cold water. To the lovely stroll down the wooden walkway around the spring. Plus taking a quiet paddle in a the stream with a kayak. There is a lot more tables and grills then there their use to be. But what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank kim t
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16 November 2018|
Response from Caroline G | Reviewed this property |
no not all all. you will only find mosquitoes in the woods.
Brenda L
26 October 2018|
Response from evah399 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I don’t know the answer to that. We were just there for the day! You could probably call them, though.
19 October 2018|
Response from kim t | Reviewed this property |
Only cash to get in the park its self. All the rest like food or concession stand you can use a credit card.