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Wildlife Reserve in Crystal River

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

The winter home of nearly 20% of Florida's West Indian manatee population, this wildlife refuge protects almost the whole of Kings Bay. Up to 800 of these gentle, endangered sea creatures have been counted in a sing…
Spring in Crystal River

Three Sisters Springs

One of the newer attractions in the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge is Three Sisters Springs, which contains 57 acres of wildlife flanked by a boardwalk for strolling through it all. The area features underwa…
Seafood in Crystal River

Charlie's Fish House

A long-time local favorite, this waterfront establishment offers fantastic views of Kings Bay, along with reliably good seafood dishes like stone crab claws and crab-meat-stuffed flounder. Charlie's also doubles as …