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Alexander Springs

Hwy 450, Ocala, FL 40929
+1 352-669-3153
Review Highlights
Really great day trip

We took a nice day trip to Alexander Springs while we were in Ocala. Took awhile to get there and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Stuart, Florida
Great place for Camping

Excellent camping area. Plenty of space for tents. Recommend bring your snorkel gear. Water is cold... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Weston, Florida
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Clear-blue spring and creek in Ocala National Forest.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“swimming area” (16 reviews)
“picnic tables” (17 reviews)
“scuba diving” (7 reviews)
Hwy 450, Ocala, FL 40929
+1 352-669-3153
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We took a nice day trip to Alexander Springs while we were in Ocala. Took awhile to get there and it costs 5.50 per person to get into the park. Lots of trees, picnic area and trails but the best part was swimming in the...More

3  Thank dej
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent camping area. Plenty of space for tents. Recommend bring your snorkel gear. Water is cold but on a warm day perfect to swim. Recommend to rent the canoe

1  Thank JulioArdiles
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great natural spring in Ocala National Forest that is Old Florida at it's best. Very enjoyable for swimming or go crusin down the creek.

Thank Bigmac9825
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The springs are very beautiful. You can snorkel and see lots of formations and fish. Bring a piece of bread with you and the fish will swim right up to eat it out of your hand. They have a line to get in on hot...More

1  Thank adventuresbyamy
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a truly wonderful place spend a day. It is a wilderness that is owned and protected by the National Forest Service and there are rightly strict rules and regulations in place to protect the wildlife. No alcohol can be taken into the area...More

4  Thank Neil576
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I don't typically write reviews of places that I've been to, however, I had such a horrible time camping here I felt compelled to warn others of what they could experience. First off - this has only to do with camping. The springs are beautiful...More

7  Thank MissCrys
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We came from Palm Coast and were on the way to the West Coast. Looking on the map where we could make a short break we noticed Alexander Springs. What a luck we had finding this spot. Entry price $5.50 per person seems a little...More

1  Thank globo65
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We drove from Daytona Beach and it was a pleasant day trip. We got into Alexander Springs before there was a big queue - TIP: get there early! Make sure you take food and drink as there isn't much available there. Such a great spot...More

Thank pippyb89
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I really don't want to write a review because I want to keep this place a secret. It's crystal clear waters, fantastic facilities and super helpful staff make this the most fabulous and cheap day out. Having been to Volcano Bay a couple of days...More

1  Thank sazzle1967
Reviewed 8 July 2017

we are a couple in our 60's after driving 2 hours one way to enjoy alexander springs camping why??? we were denied the reason why our 8 pound furchild, so our day was spent driving back home to enjoy the local municipal park in our...More

Thank sew172
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Questions & Answers
6 October 2017|
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Response from Kathy W | Reviewed this property |
I have never camped there. Try calling them.
Rachel F
27 July 2017|
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Response from PaulnDot | Reviewed this property |
Yes, our friends take bikes for a family of four each time we go.
Marianne M
6 June 2017|
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Response from Sharon H | Reviewed this property |
no... its like in the woods :)