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Crystal River Archaeological State Park

Phone:
(352) 795-3817
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This National Historic Landmark has six mounds including burial mounds, temple mounds, a midden, and a plaza area. You can also view a carved stone stele in the complex and many artifacts can be seen in the museum. The site was used as early as 500 BC and the complex was one of the longest continuously occupied sites in Florida, with possibly up to  7,500 Native Americans visiting the site each year to bury their dead and trade.

The Park is at the edge of coastal marsh and has a beautiful view of the Crystal River, especially from atop the largest mound. The 61-acre site is great for birdwatching, fishing, walking, and learning with the self-guided tour. If you're in the area, the Crystal River Preserve State Park is right next door!

Park Hours
8 AM - Sundown 365 days/year

Museum Hours
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday - Monday (Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday)

Fees
$3.00 per vehicle. Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required. Limit 8 people per vehicle.

$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.

$60.00 per bus or $2.00 per person, whichever is less. Driver is free.

3400 N Museum Point, Crystal River, FL 34428