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Retired, traveling, and enjoying visiting state and national parks.

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Nice quiet campground, level gravel sites. Partial shade in one loop, no shade in other. Facilities are good and maintained, staff friendly and helpful. A short drive or paddle to the spring head and gardens. Small hiking trails and asphalt paved loops for easy biking. Miss the store that was there. The gardens and waterfalls are a must see.

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Excellent well maintained quiet campground and park. Facilities are good and staff is great. Sites are mostly shaded, level gravel, a couple close together. The cultural part of this experience is awesome. Several events held throughout the year. Check the schedule for those of interest. Well maintained museum, carillon, store and craft demos. Good hiking/biking trails, gazebo by the Suwannee River. Close by is Big Shoals SP with a different view of the river and plenty of hiking/biking.

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We stayed in the "old" loop. More rustic feeling, but still nice. Gravel loop vs asphalt of the other loop. More privacy and shade. Sites are level, shaded, sand. Six-18 have partial Western Lake view. Facilities are good, staff is great. Beautiful beach with a dune hiking trail. Plenty of asphalt for biking/jogging exercise.

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Very nice small clean campground and park, but a lot to see. Level sandy, shady sites. Showers/restrooms clean. Some construction going on, but still enough hiking trails to satisfy. Asphalt roads to bike on. Hilly. Interesting sink holes and some local history. Good signage. It rained hard one day, but campsites drained well. Great staff.

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Very good experience at this park. The site was grassy, level and partly shaded with concrete pad and FHU. You can rent a firepit. Showers/restrooms clean. The staff is great here and the country store has interesting memorabilia plus supplies. There are great hiking and biking trails on the property and a great 1500' boardwalk to the Suwannee River.

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Very well maintained. Excellent staff. Stayed in Phase II on the canal. Good view and sites angled for privacy. Phase I under trees, also good. Lot of hiking available and excellent asphalt roads to bike. Visit the dam area, walk along the canal to the Buckman Locks. Fishing, kayaking good. 50/30/20amp. Primitive camping is really nice. Park was quiet and relaxing the week we were there. Worth going back to. Firewood & ice available.

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Nice small park. Outstanding for mountain bikers. 85 miles of trails, 3 levels of difficulty and free riding area. Paved loop, 25 level gravel sites, not too close, partial or no shade. Friendly staff. Close to Ocala.

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Great park in any season. Clean facilities, great staff, well kept. Several trails to hike and bike, sand or hardtop. Observe wildlife, fish, swim and kayak the river. Museum and Nature Center are interesting. Cabins and two loops, Magnolia Loop next to river and day park. Level, sand sites with corral. Not close together, some have fhu. Old Town 12 miles away, but quick shop stores closer.

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Very nice park and staff. If you like the beach, fishing, & boating you'll be happy here. There is also, hiking/biking trails and an abundance of shore birds. Seasonal you may see pilot whales and dolphin.

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Excellent historic park. Facilities are excellent and a lot to do. The park has great biking and hiking in one area and great fishing and a great beach in another area. We stayed in the shaded river loop, but access to the beach is only a short drive. The fort tour, whether self-guided or guided by ranger is a must. We saw a lot of wild life.

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Small campground, but a great place in the woods. Sites are shady, defined, not too close sand sites with 50/30/20 amp, water, sewage. Rangers and staff are friendly and helpful. Some real history here. Several great hiking trails from a half mile to 7 miles, paved roads and loops for biking. The river trail and the lime sink trail are both very good reasonable length hikes. Facilities and campground are first class and clean. Staff always busy keeping it nice. Five very nice cabins. Quiet campground the nights we were there. We did hear trains go by, but they are few pretty quiet and fast. No bother. Typical great Florida State Park.

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As good as it gets. Excellent sites, the newest on the mountain top. Asphalt loop roads, level, gravel sites, some paved sites (with lawns). The store, restrooms, showers, laundry room and modem room are first class. The staff is as friendly as they come. This place only gets better with each visit. Close to Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Shady dirt sites. Not too near others. 30/20 amp, water. Loop road a little rough. Keeps the speed down, thank you. Rangers and staff friendly and helpful. The hiking trails and Lake View campground were closed due to recent rain storms. The rest of the park was in great shape. Nice observation lounge on lake with wi-fi, good camp store. Small interesting museum. Paved roads for biking. Very nice state park. Cabins are excellent.

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Shady sand sites. Not close to each other. Friendly, helpful staff. 50, 30, 20 amp, water. Quiet, out of city park. Very clean and neat grounds and facilities. Would stay here again.

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Nice gravel sites, not too close to each other. Shady area, facilities and grounds are clean and neat. Very friendly staff. Neat country motif office bldg. Lot of old farm equipment around. Fuel and food nearby. Good for one night or several while visiting nearby attractions. 50/30 amp, water, sewer at site.