Crystal River

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Crystal River is a coastal city in western Florida. Kings Bay, which is fed by springs, is home to the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, sheltering manatees year-round. Boardwalks at Three Sisters Springs Wildlife Refuge offer views of the marine mammal and the natural springs. Northwest is Crystal River Archaeological State Park, with remains of an early Native American settlement, including ceremonial mounds.

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City Spotlight: Crystal River

Crystal River is at the heart of the Nature Coast of Florida. The city is situated around Kings Bay, which a cluster of 50 springs designated as a first-magnitude system and home to over 400 manatees during the winter months. Crystal River ...

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