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Parks, Boat Ramps & Recreation

There are abundant opportunities to enjoy nature and water activities in Crystal River.

There are six parks and 2 boat ramps in the City of Crystal River.  All parks are open from 8:00 a.m. until sunset daily except Yeoman's Park (8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.) and Copeland Park (8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.).  Please come and enjoy a day in one of the parks.

Alcohol and dogs are not permitted in City parks.

No vehicles with trailers are allowed to park at Hunter Springs Park.  Vehicles with trailers can park at Kings Bay Park.

To reserve park gazebos and pavilions, please contact Theresa Krim at 352-795-4216, ext.314.


Gazebo and Pavilion Rental Application


To contact a Park Ranger between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., please call 352-697-0933.


Linda Burch

Wesley Diebold

Richard Stapleton

352-795-4216, ext. 338

Non Commercial Parking/Launch Annual Pass

Commercial Annual Parking/Launch Pass Application 

For all questions or concerns about parking passes, parking citations or other parking and boat launch fees please call 352-697-0933 for the park ranger.

Parking and launch fees are not collected by any other entity than the on-site meters or through the annual parking and launch pass (you do not have to be a resident or business of Crystal River) which can be purchased at City Hall.  Rental of boat slips, or docks through private businesses do not include parking fees or launch fees.  Should you have any questions related to Citations, Parking Fees or Launch Fees, please call 352-697-0933 or 352-795-4216 Ext. 318.

Kings Bay Riverwalk

Main Entrance: NW 2nd Avenue

 Phase I of the Kings Bay Riverwalk is open as of March 2018.  Phase II will begin in 2019.  The current route is walkable and takes you along the City's waterfront and downtown area.  Along the way you will pass several restaurants, shops and hotels.  There are scenic overlooks with benches for sitting.  The Riverwalk currently ends at Kings Bay Park and downtown's main thoroughfare, Citrus Avenue, is just one block away. 

Hunter Springs Park

Hunter Springs Park 
18 NE 2nd St.

This park requires a parking fee to be paid at the pay station in the park.

Free lots are available in close proximity

Vehicles with trailers are not permitted at Hunter Springs Park


Beach with Fresh Water Swim Area
Pavilion (not available for reservation or rental)

Picnic areas with BBQ grills
Kayak Launch (The City does NOT rent kayaks or paddle boards)


Living Shoreline

Hunter Springs Park Living Shoreline Project

Alcohol and dogs are not permitted in City parks.

Kings Bay Park

268 NW 3rd St.
This park requires a parking fee to be paid at the pay station in the park.

Trailer parking available at Kings Bay Park.

Pavilions (2)
Picnic Shelter (5)
Fishing Dock
Daytime Docking Facilities
Fishing Dock to Fishing Pier
Kayak Launch
Handicap Kayak Launch

Alcohol and dogs are not permitted in City parks.
Kings Bay Park
Little Springs Park, also know as the Wooden Park or the Creative Park.

Little Springs Park

(Wooden Park or Creative Park)
634 NW 2nd Ave. (behind City Hall)

Creative Playground
(2) Gazebos
Picnic Tables
BBQ Grills 

Alcohol and dogs are not permitted in City parks.

Jim LeGrone Park
425 SE 8th Ave.

Tennis Court
Basketball Court
Handball Court
Baseball Field
Open Field for Football

Picnic Tables

BBQ Grills

Alcohol and dogs are not permitted in City parks.

Legrone Park
Copeland Park

Copeland Park
850 NE 3rd  St.

Picnic Area with BBQ Grills
Lighted Basketball Court
Volleyball Court
Fishing Pond

Alcohol and dogs are not permitted in City parks.

Yeoman Park
3600 N. Turkey Oak Dr.
Open daily from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Picnic Tables

Alcohol and dogs are not permitted in City parks.
Boat Ramps

City Boat Ramps
City Boat Ramp
558 NW 3rd Ave.

Parking is across Highway 19 at the Fire Department.  Boat slip rental from Pete's Pier does not include launch fees for City Ramps.

Pete's Pier
1 SW 1st Place
There is a charge for vehicle parking by Pete's Pier which does not include the launch fee.

Please be aware you must pay to launch at the meter not inside of Pete's Pier.

Citrus County Boat Ramps
Fort Island Trail Park
12073 W. Fort Island Trail
2 boat ramps
Fishing pier
Fort Island Trail Beach
16000 W. Fort Island Trail
Fishing Pier

Annual Parking Pass and Boat Ramp Launch Pass Forms:

Non-Commercial Annual Pass(Individual)

Commercial Annual Parking Pass (Business)


SCHEDULE A Parking Fees and Launch Fees

Pump Out Boat Services
Boat pump-out service is available in the Crystal River/Kings Bay area for a fee of only $5.
For service please call 352-586-0588.

Clean Vessel Act pump-out service is provided in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
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City of Crystal River

123 NW HWY 19, Crystal River, FL 34428

Ph: (352) 795-4216

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