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Crystal River Preserve State Park

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3266 N. Sailboat Avenue
Crystal River, Florida 34428

(352) 563-0450

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Visitors looking at a sunset sky over Crystal River at Crystal River Preserve State Park. Photo by Jim Shields.

 Welcome to Crystal River Preserve State Park

A place of exceptional natural beauty, the undisturbed islands, inlets, backwaters and forests of this Crystal River Preserve are especially cherished by nature lovers and photographers. The park borders 20 miles of the northern Gulf Coast between the two cities of Yankeetown and Homosassa. Visitors can hike or bicycle along seven miles of trails or study the native wildlife and plants on the two mile interpretive trail. Anglers can walk down a short path to the Mullet Hole for a relaxing afternoon of fishing. Paddlers can launch a kayak or canoe into the waters of the scenic Crystal River to see the park from the water. During the winter, on the third Saturday of each month, the visitor center features nature films at the Redfish Revue Theatre.