Florida vacation spots, Dunnellon vacation spots, Rainbow Springs, Rainbow River, KP Hole, tubing, swimming, snorkeling, diving, fishing, canoeing, kayaking Dunnellon
Dunnellon Florida is known for The Rainbow River, Rainbow Springs, The KP Hole, The Withlacoochee River and Lake Rousseau. The Rainbow River is feed by a first magnitude spring that ranks fourth in the state for the volume of fresh water it discharges. As much as 400 to 600 million gallons of crystal clear water flow out of the springs every day. Many springs feed the Rainbow River not just the Headsprings. As you drift down the Rainbow River you can see the separate springs boiling up in many spots if look closely. The Rainbow River is 5.7 miles long and meets at the confluence of the Rainbow and Withlacoochee Rivers in Dunnellon at the city beach. These two rivers form Lake Rousseau. The headwaters of Rainbow Springs are located at Rainbow Springs State Park. Rainbow Springs State Park and the KP Hole are popular destinations for locals and tourists alike. At Rainbow Springs you can tube, swim, snorkel, dive, fish, kayaking, canoeing, picnic, or walk the paths to the one of the tallest waterfalls in Florida to enjoy nature and the many species of plants and animals that live here.