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Crystal River Archaeological State Park, Crystal River

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Crystal River State Archaeological Site is a 61acre Florida State Park located on the Crystal River and within the Crystal River Preserve State Park. The park is located two miles (3 km) northwest of the city of Crystal River, on Museum Point off US 19/98.Under the title of Crystal River Indian Mounds, it is also a U.S. National Historic Landmark (designated as such on September 29, 1970).
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  • This is a great indoor/outdoor museum centered around a ceremonial mound on the shore right next to the Crystal River. It details a group of Native Americans who lived here between 600-900 CE and then...  more »
  • This is a very nice wooded park with ancient mounds along the Crystal River. Quiet and informative. The museum was closed when we got there  more »
  • I was actually surprised at home much our teenaged boys enjoyed the site - from the 8 minute movie to the artifacts to the actual mounds, Stele stones and the view from the river! Great activity for t...  more »
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  • We (Spiritlight Ministry) have been going here for many years. The peace and beauty is beyound discription. Go to this place to find peace of mind, unwind from the outside world. but take bug spray in the bug months. LOL. ..Rev. One Eage
  • Full moon tours are a lot of fun. The area is usually clean and very easy to walk and experience. Nice spot that tries to capture the history of Native Americans in this part of Florida. Also has an observation platform that overlooks the Crystal River. In need to some renovation, but definitely worth the stop if you're interested in Indian culture or Florida's history.
  • Very cool place....There's not a ton of things to see here so you probably won't be spending a lot of time here but if you go on top of the Temple Mound you will get a great view of Crystal River
  • Very nice location for nonmotorized boat launch. Small, nice museum with good meeting space we use often.
  • Absolutely beautiful and such a cool place to learn about nature and the Indians. Great family place.