AAA Editor Notes
Crystal River Archaeological State Park, 2 mi. n. on US 19, then 1 mi. w. on State Park St. to 3400 N. Museum Point, preserves the ceremonial mound complex built by Native Americans who occupied the site from 200 B.C. to A.D. 1400. In addition to temple and burial mounds, there are middens, or refuse mounds, formed in part by the empty shells of the seafood that was an important part of the Native Americans' diet. Artifacts are displayed.
Pets on leash are allowed. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.