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crystal river

crystal river is located on US 98 in citrus county florida. the area around crystal river was originally inhabited by the deptford culture native american tribe around 500 BC. this small town is home to the crystal river, several springs, and the crystal river archaelogical state park. the crystal river achaelogical state park is home to one of the best preserved pre-columbian ceremonial complexes in north america. in the winter crystal river and it's springs is home to over 400 west indian manatees. crystal river has much to offer the tourist. the crystal river area has a number of beautiful springs, excellent fresh and salt water fishing, and several good golf courses. crystal river is one of those "off the beaten path" places in florida that is worth visiting.

  • Last visit to Crystal River: Oct 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2009 at 12:15 PM

    Nice page! The pre-columbian sites are definitely on my trip planning!

  • JudyinPA's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2008 at 3:35 PM

    Hey Doug, we stayed here for a long while and loved it. All you saw we missed except for Hunter Park and where the manatee boats pickup.


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