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Hontoon Island State Park, DeLand
(4.5/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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  • We went not too long after the hurricane, less than a month. I'm sure that had an effect on our experience. Has a nice playground which my son loved, and a trail that was very enjoyable until we got t...  more »
  • Hontoon Island State Park is on an island in the St Johns River near DeLand, FL. You need to park and take the ferry across if you do not have a boat of some kind. Lots of great hiking on the island, ...  more »
  • Black bear, pygmy rattlesnake, deer, and wild turkey -- if you want to meet them, you might want to consider the Hontoon Island SP. We stayed in a cabin, which was great. The place is clean and well-m...  more »
  • Nice area to walk. Couldn't get thru alot of trails due to it being muddy from rain. Trails are unmarked so a good chance of getting lost once you get in too deep. Otherwise nice place. Great picnic area.
  • Beautiful trails. One easy going and the other more moderate and interesting. The moderate hiking trail has lots of spiders and a smaller foot path that is sometimes muddy and mostly in the shade. One tick ran up my leg and I removed it before it decided to stay. There is a ferry that takes you there and back for free but does ask for donations. Has a playground for kids and is dog friendly.
  • I've been here twice and hope to go again. Free boat ride, great play ground for kids, and nice little shop with some ice cream. I really haven't explored the island much. Both times I've been there is just to stop and rest while on a road trip. If you are near by, check it out. I hope to camp there some day.
  • Great nature trails. Cabin and tent camping.
  • Boat ride over - only 6 at a time so of you have a big group it takes a bit. Small playground. A few pavilions. Hiking trails are nice.