Nature Activities

While RV camping at Lake Griffin State Park, we took the 30 minute drive over to check out Trout Lake Nature Center. Located in Eustis, the Trout Lake Nature Center is a place that offers some short hiking trails, environmental education programs, and a small museum with nature artifacts. There... Read more →

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Today we explored another one of the springs in Central Florida. We decided to go to Salt Springs Recreation Area, located in the Ocala National Forest. From where I live it is around 1 hour and 15 minutes away. It's located in area where there are numerous springs, some of... Read more →

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Our family lives in the Daytona Beach area, but we planned out a three day trip to check out springs on the Gulf side. We spent three days going to springs in Florida's Nature Coast. What a great time! The first day we went to Fanning Springs, the second day... Read more →

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Today we spent time at Manatee Springs State Park, located in Chiefland. We are on a trip, where we are doing three springs in three days. Staying the night at the Days Inn, we paid $100 for two nights, and we are within minutes of both Manatee Springs and Fanning... Read more →

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Today we spent seven hours at Fanning Springs State Park. What a great day it was! Fanning Springs State Park is located in Fanning Springs, which is about 10 minutes from Chiefland. We rented a hotel room at the Days Inn (very affordable, minutes from a couple of springs, and... Read more →

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