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Manatee Springs State Park
Manatee Springs State Park

Manatee Springs State Park

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11650 NW 115 St., Chiefland, FL 32626
352-493-6072
https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/manatee-springs-state-park
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If you have a cold day and want to see where lots of Manatee congregate, this is the place to go. This is also a good kayak rental spot to explore the orange river - I would ... Read more
suggest making reservations to make sure a kayak is available.

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Cape Coral, Florida

If you have a cold day and want to see where lots of Manatee congregate, this is the place to go. This is also a good kayak rental spot to explore the orange river - I would suggest making reservations to make sure a kayak is available.

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Kissimmee, Florida, USA

Pretty park, great place to visit for an hour or two. Make sure to check dates for maximum manatee viewing!

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The manatees are most visible between October and November. Right near Verandah! Enjoy a free kayak at Verandah on the Orange River and you will probably spot manatees.

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The park is a refuge for Florida manatees, best time to watch between November and March. In summer rent a kayak or take a guided tour.

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Marinette, Wisconsin

Great little park located near the power plant and the manatees are attracted to the warm water coming from the power plant. There is no fee other than $1 for parking. You can rent kayaks and there is a kiddy playground. Best time to go is November through March.

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Lake Worth, Florida, USA

Great campground, we had owls cavorting above our tents. The spring is chilly and crystal clear, so beautiful. The trails were simply serene.

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Burns, Kansas

beautiful park

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Burns, Kansas

Beautiful spring.

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Cincinnati, Ohio

Great place to watch the manatees!

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Burns, Kansas

See manatees and learn about them! During the colder months in Florida the manatees come to the warm waters and babies are born there. Such a great place to visit and it's free!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Collierville, Tennessee
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Burns, Kansas
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Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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