Hunter Springs Park (also referred to as Hunter Springs Beach or Hunter Springs) is one of Crystal River's crown jewels. The park is open to the public everyday from 8:00 A.M. to Sunset. This park is owned, operated and maintained by the City of Crystal River.
Hunter Springs is the perfect place to cool down on those hot summer days, have a picnic, go kayaking or standup paddleboarding. There is a playground for children. During the winter months, you can swim with manatees in the spring. Sorry, NO DOGS ALLOWED.
Hunter Springs is free to enjoy or to use as a kayak, SUP, or canoe launch. While use of the facility is free, there is a fee to park or to launch commercially. If you do not wish to pay the fee, there are several free parking lots with in walking distance.
For all questions or concerns about parking passes, parking citations or other parking and boat launch fees call:
Park Ranger 352-697-0933
Annual Parking & Launch Passes can be purchased through the City of Crystal River.
* Hunter Spring Park is NOW OPEN!!
Hunter's Spring Park
104 NE 1st Ave.
Crystal River, FL 34429
Hunter's Spring is immediately offshore of Hunter Springs Park and consists of five individual spring vents clustered within an approximate 10 foot diameter circle and at approximate 15 foot depth.